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Restaurant Hosts Fundraiser for Las Vegas Mayoral Candidate Shelley Berkley

May 22, 2024

2024 Election News

Las Vegas, May 21, 2024 – With Primary Election Day just weeks away, political candidates are counting on fundraising events in the final push for donations and votes. Once again, Siena Italian Authentic Trattoria co-owners, Antonio Accornero and Chef Giancarlo Bomparola, hosted a VIP event at their restaurant Tuesday evening as a fundraiser for Mayoral Candidate Shelley Berkley.

Of all the candidates vying for the position of Mayor of Las Vegas, Berkley brings the most experience, with a lengthy career that included time in the Legislature, on the Board of Regents, and in Congress. At Tuesday’s event, Berkley addressed several topics, including affordable housing. “I understand how important it is for families to be able to find homes in safe neighborhoods to raise their children.” She also expressed her commitment to tackling crucial issues such as public safety and homelessness.

Mr. Accornero is also concerned about the homelessness problem, as it can be a factor in declining public safety. “It affects every area of the city, including the suburbs,” he said. “We need to address the issue now, so that Las Vegas can successfully grow over the coming years.”

Berkley agreed, assuring him that her experience and knowledge will help her in handling the challenges ahead. She and Accornero are on the same page as far as fostering a strong relationship with the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department, an organization Accornero ardently supports. Not only does Berkley have a positive rapport with Metro, but she also maintains open lines of communication with every group that works in city government, including Las Vegas, North Las Vegas, and Henderson officials. Additionally, she is a proponent of enhancing medical care in the region by keeping locally educated doctors in Southern Nevada.

Accornero feels that Shelley Berkley is the most qualified candidate for the position of Mayor and that she will take the city of Las Vegas to the next level. Berkley believes that the next 10 years in Las Vegas are “going to be explosive,” and she is as committed as ever to serving the city that four generations of her family have called home.

Antonio Accornero is a longtime resident of Las Vegas. Some of the ways he is engaged in his community include: working directly with the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department, the District Attorney’s office, the United Way of Southern Nevada, and other organizations to address the immediate needs of individuals and the community as a whole; donating his own private funds and holding fundraisers to contribute to the public good; actively participating in political processes and supporting local police in order to improve and protect the quality of life for all Nevadans; and providing scholarships to deserving students to fund their education in various disciplines. For more information about Antonio’s philanthropic efforts and how to become involved with the above-mentioned charitable organizations, please visit

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