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Endorsements – 2014

Onondaga County Republican Party

Cayuga County Republican Party

Onondaga County Conservative Party

Onondaga County Veterans Party

Cayuga County Conservative Party

New York State Independence Party

Professional Musicians of Central New York 

Civil Service Employees Association, CSEA Local 1000

New York State Right Life Committee, Inc.

National Federation of Independent Business

New York State Association of PBAs – representing police and law enforcement officers

Police Conference of New York, Inc.

United Steelworkers, Upstate New York Sub-District

International Association of Sheet Metal, Air, Rail and Transportation Workers

The American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME)

















RSS John A. DeFrancisco's Newsroom

    Feature image:  State Senator John A. DeFrancisco, a United States Air Force veteran, will kick off his seventh-annual collection drive for Cell Phones For Soldiers on November 24th.  Cell Phones For Soldiers, a national non-profit organization founded in 2004 by teenagers Robbie and Brittany Bergquist of Massachusetts, provides pre-paid calling cards to deployed troops, by […]
  • Veterans Day 2014 - Saluting Those Who Served November 10, 2014
    As a veteran myself, I know there is no greater service that a citizen can give to our country than to risk his or her life so that our freedoms can be protected. I would like to extend my heartfelt appreciation to all of our veterans, who have honorably served this great Nation. Their invaluable […]
  • Senator DeFrancisco Recognizes 2014 OCC Alumni Faces Honorees October 10, 2014
    Feature image:  State Senator John A. DeFrancisco is pictured with Gabriel Bol Deng, who was recently recognized as an OCC Alumni Faces honoree on October 1, 2014.  Mr. Deng was one of four distinguished alumni honored for their professional achievements and contributions to the community. Deng is a former “Lost Boy” who has dedicated his life to the […]
  • Senator DeFrancisco Attends Taiwanese Flag Raising at Syracuse City Hall October 10, 2014
    Feature image:  State Senator John A. DeFrancisco is pictured with Syracuse Mayor Stephanie Miner and Elizabeth Lin, President of the Upstate New York Taiwanese Chamber of Commerce, at the annual Taiwanese Flag Raising Ceremony in Syracuse.  Senator DeFrancisco presented Ms. Lin with a Senate Citation to commemorate the event, which was held in front of […]