Nassau County: As Race Tightens, Suozzi Saga Continues
I have to believe that election officials in Nassau County, New York are making a point of dispelling stereotypes. The South, after all, has a ...
I have to believe that election officials in Nassau County, New York are making a point of dispelling stereotypes. The South, after all, has a reputation as the region where life moves at a leisurely pace. As Nassau County Executive Tom Suozzi, a Democratic rising star (or former rising star?), fights for his political life, the Long Island jurisdiction is out to prove that it can dilly-dally with the best of them.
Anyways, that's my only explanation for why three weeks after election day Nassau County still hasn't managed to count the measly 8,000 or so absentee that were cast.
Lately, Suozzi has pulled a little bit closer, as the Long Island Press reports:
Nassau Republican Legis. Ed Mangano's lead against Democratic Nassau County Executive Tom Suozzi has narrowed to just 122 votes following the end of counting on Nov. 23, according to the latest ballot figures from the county Board of Elections.
The latest swing reflects ballots counted from New York State Assembly District 13, known as a Democratic stronghold. That district includes Plainview, Woodbury, Old Bethpage and Glen Cove, where Suozzi served consecutive terms as mayor and his cousin recently won re-election as such. It's also Suozzi's hometown.
Join the Discussion
After you comment, click Post. You can enter an anonymous Display Name or connect to a social profile.
Undocumented Immigrants Can't Be Denied Bail, Rules Missouri Supreme Court1 day ago
Interstate Health Care, Part of GOP's Replacement Plan, Has Failed to Attract Insurers' Interest1 day ago
Child Care Subsidies Are Dwindling, for and by the States1 day ago
What Oakland Can Learn From Rhode Island's Response to Deadly 2003 Fire1 day ago
30 Road Projects Halted in Montana Due to Budget Shortfall1 day ago
South Carolina Makes History With 4 Women in State Senate1 day ago