Endorsements

“I have known Marco for many years. He is a decent, passionate, honest, hardworking individual who would put those qualities toward improving the City we live in. I know he would make every effort to keep our City on the right path and not sell out to developers or other interest groups not keeping the citizens of West Hollywood as their top priority.”– Steven L. Davis, Human, Vice Chair, City of West Hollywood Human Services Commission

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“I can’t thank you enough Marco for listening to me, taking a chance and breaking the story on Ed Buck when no one would. I am eternally grateful! So many knew what he was doing and because they accepted money they turned their heads. I can’t wait for Ed Buck to get convicted, tried and put away so we can feel safe and heal. I wish I was in your district because I know you would help make a change. Thanks for caring and stepping forward to do so. I pray you are elected to the City Council. God Bless you Marco. Gemmel’ s Mom.” La Tisha Nixon, Mother of 27- year old Gemmel Moore, the first victim found dead of a drug overdose in the apartment of political donor, Ed Buck

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“You know me & you know my history. For Pete’s sake, I’m an open book. Most of us have lived in WeHo since the early ’80s, some of us fought with Steve Schulte for WeHo to become more than a dream. Many of us worked tirelessly & altruistically for our village. I know Marco he is a good man, a smart man, a caring man & an honest man; not typical in politics. I hope my friends will consider his campaign as important as it truly is for the future of WeHo. We are a family & this is our homestead. “– Joel Rothschild, West Hollywood Resident, Author of Signals,  Technical Advisor Act-Up Liaison at The Elizabeth Taylor AIDS Foundation

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“It is my honor to endorse Marco Colantonio a hardworking, trustworthy, man that wants to make West Hollywood better. I’m personally so over the musical chairs of the same people on West Hollywood City Council along with the pay to play. We need change and we need it to come on Nov 3rd. I encourage you to learn about Marco‘s background if you are not familiar. I personally think he’s a great fit and a freshness that West Hollywood needs.” Mia Dinelly, West Hollywood Resident, Publisher at West Hollywood Lifestyle Magazine

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“As someone who has lived and work in West Hollywood for 3 decades, I can say, without hesitation or reservation, that our once-great community has been sold down the river to the highest bidder. Overdevelopment, constant gridlock, out of control rent and the decimation of our mom and pop businesses have all lead me to one conclusion.  “Status quo” is no longer acceptable and it’s time for those who have gotten rich selling out our community needs to go!  And that is why I’ve chosen to put my full support behind Marco. Marco has been an advocate for renters’ rights and has fought to assure the disabled and elderly have a voice here in West Hollywood for years.  Like myself, he is a long time resident and believes community decisions should be made by the community and not by developers with deep pockets.  He also believes our best days are yet to come and that is why come this November, I’ll be casting my vote for Marco Colantonio. I hope you will too. It’s time OUR City Council started to work for us!” – Michael Foley, West Hollywood Resident, Author of Friend of Dorothy/Life on the Yellow Brick Road

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“I have lived in West Hollywood for nearly 20 years and I haven’t met anyone as passionate and interested in the future of this city. Marco Colantonio would make a great City Council member who cares more about people than more campaign cash leading to out of control over-development.” – Chuck Martin, West Hollywood Resident, Emmy winning Writer/Director

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“I ran for West Hollywood City Council in 2016 and the main point of my platform was to oppose overdevelopment. I make enough money the way things are. In fact, I’m LOSING money as a West Hollywood resident for 30 years because these corrupt council members are selling West Hollywood out to the highest (developer) bidder. None of my friends/residents like it and neither do I. That’s why I’m supporting Marco Colantonio.” – Michael Cautillo, West Hollywood Resident

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(Endorsements are from individuals, not on behalf of their respective organizations.)