Jul 29, 2014

Candidate Profile: Kevin C. Brady

Levittowner seeks to unseat incumbent Assemblyman Thomas McKevitt.

Candidate Profile: Kevin C. Brady Candidate Profile: Kevin C. Brady

Party: Working Families

Hometown: Levittown

Bio: Kevin Brady grew up in Levittown, the son of a PTA community leader and an NYPD veteran. Not a Democrat or a Republican, Kevin believes that his hometown should be represented by one of its own in Albany – not a partisan agenda. At Stony Brook University, Brady became the first gay male elected to the Stony Brook University Senate. He was lead senator on the $2.5 million budget. He helped reform the budget hearing process, passing new accounting and transparency requirements. Brady also is a recipient of the Glenn Magpantay Award for community leadership from Stony Brook University. He also worked for the campaign of Eva Pearson as she ran for county legislator.

  • Co-Founder/Canvasser – Save Levittown Planned Residence District 
    (Note: This was the successful community petitioning effort to stop condos from being built alongside single-family homes, a precedent which would have potentially effected the entire Town of Hempstead)
  • Chapter Co-Founder – New York Parent Teacher Student Association (PTA)
  • Youth Outreach – Men 4 Action
  • Event Volunteer – Long Island Gay & Lesbian Youth
  • Family’s Representative – Levittown Property Owners Association.

Education: BA, Political Science from Stony Brook University and an MA in Urban Affairs (Public Policy) from Queens College.

Opponent: Thomas McKevitt (R,I,C-East Meadow)

District: East Meadow, Levittown, Farmingdale, Plainedge, Bethpage, North Massapequa and Uniondale. Election Day is Tuesday, Nov. 6. Polls are open from 6 a.m.-9 p.m. Visit  http://www.vote411.org/pollfinder.php to find your local polling location.

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