Articles Tagged ‘Legislature’

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo listens to a question during a news conference at the Capitol in Albany, N.Y., Thursday, March 17, 2011. (AP Photo)

Analysis: Cuomo’s Big Week for New York’s Future

This will be a critical week for New Yorkers. Gov….



Nassau’s Closing Election Tallies

The final tallies for Nassau’s too-close-to-call Nov. 3 elections are finally in, yet the results are still unofficial until certified by the county Board of Elections. Here are the figures as they stand at the end of the paper ballot count’s final day on Nov. 30:

Republican Legis. Ed Mangano leads incumbent Democratic County Executive Tom Suozzi by 386 votes.



Suffolk Dems Suffer Losses But Maintain Majority

Suffolk Democrats may have lost a seat in the county Legislature but maintained their edge on Election Day despite losses elsewhere.

Legis. Brian Beedenbender (D-Centereach) was down 243 votes to Republican challenger Thomas Muratore of Ronkonkoma by the preliminary count, although the results are still yet to be finalized. Riverhead Supervisor Phil Cardinale, a Democrat, was unseated by Republican Sean Walter by a similarly slim margin while Republican Bill Wilkinson beat Democrat Ben Zwirn for the recently vacated Easthampton Town Supervisor seat.

The usual party atmosphere and extended stage presence was missing at the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers hall in Hauppauge on Election Night, as party leaders skipped the long thank you speeches for unopposed candidates like Suffolk County District Attorney Thomas Spota, while party loyalists lamented their losses.