James S. Oddo, Debi Rose, Steven Matteo, and Vincent Ignizio Elected in Staten Island
James S. Oddo was elected Staten Island borough president after serving as Middle Staten Island's City Council member.
Staten Island is home to City Council Districts 49, 50, and 51. This year, all three seats were contested. Districts 49 and 51 had incumbents fighting to hold on to their seats, and the 50th District seat was left open by Oddo's run for borough president. Oddo's chief of staff, Steven Matteo, defeated Democrat John Mancuso in that race. Incumbents in both the 49th and 51st districts, Debi Rose and Vincent Ignizio, respectively, retained their seats.
Below are the full results of the both the borough president and City Council races for Staten Island.
See Also: Our Election 2013 Coverage
Borough President -- 100 percent of precincts reporting WINNER: James S. Oddo, Republican, Conservative Party, 69.8 percent (47,662 votes) Louis L. Liedy, Democratic Party, Working Families Party, 29.1 percent (19,864 votes) Henry J. Bardel, Green Party, 0.7 percent (460 votes) Silas Johnson, Libertarian Party, 0.5 percent (323 votes)
City Council, 49th District WINNER: Deborah Rose, Democratic Party, Working Families Mark Macron, Republican, Conservative Party
City Council, 50th District John Mancuso, Democratic Party, Working Families, WINNER: Steven Matteo, Republican, Conservative, Independence Party
City Council, 51st District WINNER: Vincent Ignizio, Republican, Conservative, Independence Party Christopher Walsh, Democratic Party
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