John Sabatina
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John Sabatina


What is one life experience you have that voters should know about?


I went to college at night and was drafted into the Army. l earned the rank of Sergeant in two years. Upon my discharge, I went back to college on the GI Bill. After working for a while, I enrolled in Law School at night, while working full time. I graduated, passed the bar and opened my own practice.

What would be your top three policy priorities in office?

* To restore public trust in the office after four years of corruption, poor hiring & firing practices, and terrible customer service to the citizens of Philadelphia.

* A digitization project for archives and policy of full digitization of current incoming documents

* Educating the public on the importance of having a Will and the consequences of not having a Will, especially for the transfer of title to real estate.

What sets you apart from other candidates?

My qualifications. I am the only candidate who is an attorney with a legal background in handling estates. I have handled and/or acted as Administrator in more than 70 estates. I have a working knowledge of Wills and Estates and can readily make informed decisions on questions involving Wills and Management of Estates.

How do you plan to work across ideological lines to achieve shared goals?

Every ideological philosophy I know of would want to citizens to not being taken advantage of by a government agency or another citizen. In processing and probating wills, my goal would be to protect the generational wealth of Philadelphians. This is a universal goal as far as I can tell. Despite being a lifelong Democrat, I have had no problems in dealing with Republicans and Independent/third party folks in achieving our common goals for our constituents. 

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