#N12Primaries: Ex-Marine Michael DeVito seeks Democratic nod in 11th District

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Michael DeVito Jr. is among six Democrats vying for the chance to turn the traditionally Republican 11th Congressional District blue.

He was born in Brooklyn to parents of Italian and Native American descent and moved to Staten Island as a child, according to his campaign website.

He says he believes in equal pay for equal work, supports labor unions and wants to reduce income inequality.

Other candidates in the 11th District include Omar Vaid and Zach Emig.

In the days leading up to the federal election primaries, News 12 Brooklyn is featuring one of the candidates and details about their campaign platform.

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