Svante understands that bold thinking is necessary for the economic and social growth Ithaca needs to build a sustainable community. He has fresh ideas to promote energy efficiency, alternative transportation, and local businesses. These ideas are innovative yet practical to implement, even in this time of tight budgets.
This is a candidate who walks his talk. Svante understands the big picture, economically, environmentally, and socially, and lives his progressive values in the policies he supports and in his personal day-to-day choices. He is a strong supporter of increasing accessible, affordable housing and understands that locally-focused commerce will help Ithaca compete in the 21st Century economy. His progressive but practical ideas and strong leadership will help move Ithaca towards a more just, sustainable future.
Joe Wetmore, Owner, Autumn Leaves Used Books