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Biography

Anthony was born in Cocoa Beach, Florida. At the age of 11 he moved with his family to Des Moines, where he has proudly remained for the past 18 years. A graduate of Mt. Rainier High School, class of 2008, Anthony spent his junior and senior year attending classes at Highline Community College (now simply …

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Endorsements

The campaign to elect Anthony Martinelli to Des Moines City Council, Position 06 is endorsed by: Dr. Lester Grinspoon, Professor Emeritus of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School, founding editor of the Harvard Mental Health Letter and The American Psychiatric Association Annual Review   Zack Hudgins, Washington State Representative (Chair of the State Government, Elections & …

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Platform

Below are just a few of the things Anthony Martinelli will work towards if elected to the Des Moines City Council: Improving public safety “Crime rates in Des Moines are unfortunately higher now than they were just five or 10 years ago. We need to put a larger focus on improving public safety, including increasing …

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Why I’m Running

I moved to Des Moines with my family when I was 11. Coming from a small Florida town, I didn’t know what to expect. As it often goes when you’re a kid, I was simply going with the flow. What I found was a city beaming with potential and filled with kind, interesting people. A …

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Martinelli Announces 2019 Campaign for Des Moines City Council

Longtime resident and community activist Anthony Martinelli today announced his 2019 campaign for Des Moines City Council. Martinelli, a former campaign manager for King County Council member Dave Upthegrove, ran for Council two years ago against incumbent Mayor Matt Pina, but lost a race that was competitive despite being outspent by nearly four to one. …

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