Our strength as a community is our diversity.  Svante has the ability to bring people from different backgrounds and viewpoints together to pursue positive change.

Click on each supporters name to read why they’re excited about Svante and his vision for the City.

Congressman Maurice Hinchey

Barbara Lifton, Assemblywoman, District 125

Martha Robertson, Chair, Tompkins County Legislature

Dan Cogan, Alderperson, 5th Ward

Jennifer Dotson, Alderperson, 1st Ward

Deb Mohlenhoff, Alderperson, 5th Ward

Eddie Rooker, Alderperson, 4th Ward

Jim Dennis, County Legislature, 15th District

Nathan Shinagawa, County Legislature, 4th District

Herb Engman, Town Supervisor, Ithaca

Dominic Frongillo, Deputy Town Supervisor, Caroline




Govind Acharya, Commissioner, Board of Public Works

K.C. Alvey, youth climate activist

Alex Bores, Labor Activist, Cornell Student

Rebecca Bowersox, CCEAP Life Skills Coordinator, The Learning Web

Chloe Bowersox, High School Student

Andrew Cochran, lifelong Republican

Justin Davis, United States Diplomatic Corps, 2nd Secretary

Fil Eden, Activist

Keyasha Evans, IHS Student, former student of Svante’s

Eldred Harris, Owner, Diaspora, School Board Member

Joanne Florino, Former Chair, 2nd Ward Democratic Committee

Jack Kaminsky, UAW Local 2300 President

Isaac Kramnick, Professor of Government

Alex Kresovich, Ithaca Native & Cornell ’08

Ari Lavine, Attorney

Laurie Linn, Local Business owner, President, Communique, D & M Inc.

Barbara Mink, Former Chair of Tompkins County Legislature, Founder, Light and Winter

Scott Miller, Board Member, INHS

Teresa Miller, Owner, Madeline’s Restaurant

Leslie Myrick, Svante’s mom

Brian Smith, Attorney

Dawn Potter, Administrative Assistant, Cornell University

Chris Proulx, Common Council Candidate, Ithaca’s 5nd Ward

Cathy Valentino, Former Town Supervisor, Treasurer, UAW Local 2300

Tanya Vanasse, Executive Board Member, Ithaca Downtown Alliance

Joe Wetmore, Owner, Autumn Leaves Used Books


Alexander Frieden

Mandy Hjellming

Brittany Mosher

David Murdter

Cara Rosenberg Nichols

Amanda Wheat

Mary Grainger

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