Tony Capizzi
-- attorney, former Dayton Commissioner

  Tony Capizzi served on the Dayton City Commission for 12 years, but lost his seat in the 1997 elections when he challenged incumbent Mayor Mike Turner and lost.
  An attorney, Capizzi first moved to Dayton from upstate New York to attend the University of Dayton Law School. He became involved in local government in the priority board system and was elected to the commission in 1985.
  During his time on the commission Capizzi was known for gun control legislation and his efforts to bring minor league baseball to Dayton.

Selected Dayton Daily News stories:

DAYTON ELECTION
DISORGANIZATION DOOMED CAPIZZI
* Analysts say his support of a minor league baseball stadium mayhave hurt him badly.
Published: Thursday, November 6, 1997 Page: 10A
By: By David Mendell Dayton Daily News

CANDIDATE PROFILE
CAPIZZI'S DRIVE SEEN AS ASSET ANDLIABILITY
* The Democratic mayoral hopeful says he is trying to slow his pacea little.
Published: Sunday, October 26, 1997 Page: 4B
By: By Laura A. Bischoff Dayton Daily News

CANDIDATE'S ASSESSMENT
CAPIZZI DEFENDS HIS VOTES
* It's not all baseball and gun control, the 12-year citycommissioner says.
Published: Sunday, October 26, 1997 Page: 4B
By: By Laura A. Bischoff Dayton Daily News

CAPIZZI UNFAZED BY FOES
DEM CONFIDENT HE'LL WIN RACE FOR MAYOR
Published: Sunday, December 8, 1996 Page: 1B
By: By Laura A. Bischoff and David Mendell DAYTON DAILY NEWS

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File Created: 11-6-1997
Prepared by: Dayton Daily News Library staff
Sources: DDN reports