Retired Army sergeant and veterans advocate Marvin Jeffcoat of Woodside is running for the 26th City Council seat against incumbent Jimmy Van Bramer.
Jeffcoat is active with the Veterans of Foreign Wars group and was its former commander for Queens, and the Catholic War Veterans. He has been a constant advocate for veterans’ issues at both the city and state government levels. He served in the Army from 1982 to 2004, including in combat during the Persian Gulf War.
"I'm honored to have received the endorsement of the Queens Conservative Party. The Conservative Party is the moral voice and vanguard of the principals of our republic . When elected I intend to adhere to those principals in order to preserve our republic and her contract with you the citizen, the US Constitution." said Marvin.