SNAPSHOTS | Pierina Sanchez: From the West Bronx to Harvard to City Council

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Continuing our new series of political “Snapshots,” the Bronx Times sat down with each of the Bronx’s recently elected officials for a discussion on their 2022 legislative agendas and issues of importance to their districts. 

Pierina Sanchez

Age: 33

NeighborhoodFordham

Political ideologyProgressive Democrat

Fun fact: Black belt in Karate

NYC Council District 14 has been led by Democrat Councilman Fernando Cabrera since 2010. But, in January, new blood will fill his shoes as Democrat Pierina Sanchez succeeds the longtime term-limited councilman.

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