EXCLUSIVE | A confident campaigner in the Bronx, gov candidate Suozzi talks short term, long term in handling New York’s crime problem


Gubernatorial candidate and Long Island Congressman Tom Suozzi is no stranger to campaigning in the Bronx. It was on behalf of Michael Dukakis’ 1988 presidential campaign, that Suozzi began to explore the depths of the northernmost borough and would form a connection that has helped lay the groundwork for his Bronx ground game in 2022.

An admittedly more self-assured candidate than when he ran for governor in 2006, Suozzi confidently walks through sections of the Bronx with his running mate Diana Reyna and longtime friend Fernando Ferrar, the former Bronx beep and Suozzi campaign chair, pushing his message to Bronxites.

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