PHOTOS | Zaccaro Jr. sworn into East Bronx Assembly seat at Jacobi ceremony

John Zaccaro Jr., the former chief of staff for City Councilmember Rafael Salamanca Jr., is sworn into office by Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie. Zaccaro took over the 80th Assembly District in January, an East Bronx district, which spans the neighborhoods of Morris Park, Pelham Gardens and Allerton. Photo Max Blease
New York State Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie speaks before the swearing in as Zaccaro Jr. and his wife look on. The new District 80 representative replaces former state Assemblymember Nathalia Fernandez, who vacated her seat last year to run for state Senate. Photo Max Blease
Daniella Zaccaro speaks before her husband, John Zaccaro Jr. takes the stage at Jacobi Hospital’s Rotunda in Morris Park on Saturday, March 4, 2023. Photo Max Blease
Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer speaks at Assemblymember John Zaccaro Jr.’s inauguration in the Bronx. 
John Zaccaro Jr. gives a speech at the closing of his inauguration into the state Assembly. He won the seat in the November 2022 general election by easily defeating Republican Phyllis Nastasio and officially took office on Jan. 1, 2023. Photo Max Blease

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