Sullivan Files For Alderman

MANCHESTER: Peter Sullivan today filed as a candidate for alderman in Manchester's Ward 3.

Sullivan is a former state representative who represented Ward 3 in the legislature for three terms.

"Manchester is a great city that deserves better leadership", said Sullivan. I'm running for alderman because I want to offer a new brand of leadership to our city, one that puts progress ahead of partisanship".

"I'll work to make our neighborhoods safer, our city departments more accountable, and our government more cost effective. I'll work to return integrity to the political arena and to end back room deals and good old boy favoritism. I'll lead the effort to make Manchester a vital player in the 21st century economy, to assist entrepreneurs and small businesses, and to create new, high-paying jobs".

"My goal is to generate new ideas, new hope, and a plan for Manchester's future in which every person counts."

Peter Sullivan served as a member of the New Hampshire House of Representatives from 2001 to 2006. As a member of the House, Sullivan was a recognized leader in the area of crime victim rights, authoring the Crime Victim Employment Leave Act. Sullivan was named an "environmental Hero of the House" by the Granite State Conservation Voters Alliance in recognition of his strong record on environmental issues.

Sullivan served for ten years as a member of the Army Reserve and the Army National Guard. He is an attorney licensed to practice before the New Hampshire Supreme Court, the US District Court, and the US Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims. Sullivan serves on the NeighborWorks of Greater Manchester community services committee. He is a member of the Ancient Order of Hibernians and a parishioner at St. Joseph Cathedral. Sullivan and his wife Katya reside on Blodget St.