Second of two parts.
In the predawn darkness on a lonesome January day this year, Long Island Coalition for the Homeless volunteers were out amid a cold snap so harsh that it numbed hands and froze eyelashes, scouring the streets for the homeless. Greta Guarton was among them.
Have you ever considered running for office? I’ve encountered many people in my life who’ve thought about it. Most decided against it, for a variety of reasons. I’ll try and address your concerns and encourage you to run.
In addition to selecting the candidates of your choice in congressional, State Senate and Assembly, judicial and statewide races for governor, lieutenant governor, attorney general and comptroller, voters on Election Day will . . .
The race for the New York State Legislature’s 14th Assembly District pits the incumbent, Republican David McDonough, of North Merrick, against Gaspare Tumminello, a Democrat from Merrick, who is deputy chief of staff for the Nassau County Legislature’s Democratic minority. Tumminello, a native of Franklin Square, had previously run unsuccessfully for Nassau County legislator in the 8th District in 2009.
This year, the Herald asked each of the candidates to fill in a four-question survey about their positions on salient state issues.
The 14th Assembly District takes in all or parts of Freeport, Roosevelt, Merrick, North Merrick, Bellmore, North Bellmore, Wantagh, North Wantagh, Seaford and Massapequa.
New York State Senate candidate Michael Venditto, a Republican from Massapequa, is running for the 8th Senate District seat vacated by Charles Fuschillo Jr., a Merrick Republican, in January. Venditto’s one-time opponent, David Denenberg, a Democrat from Merrick, recently dropped out of the race amid civil fraud charges leveled at him by his former law firm, Davidoff Hutcher & Citron.
The Herald asked Venditto to speak about the issues.
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