Nassau County Executive: 12,000 Paper Ballots Left
Liz Benjamin has the latest on the Nassau nail-biter: In a conference call with reporters this afternoon, Nassau County Executive Tom Suozzi blamed his near-loss ...
Liz Benjamin has the latest on the Nassau nail-biter:
In a conference call with reporters this afternoon, Nassau County Executive Tom Suozzi blamed his near-loss on a combination of voters' anti-incumbent sentiment and anger over property taxes.
Suozzi, who is hanging to his job by a 237-vote threat at the moment, said he intends to "stick this process out to the end."
He said he is "neither optimistic nor pessimistic," but did note there are some 12,000 paper ballots still out - from affidavit and emergency paper to absentees - and predicted the race could take up to a month to decide.
Join the Discussion
After you comment, click Post. You can enter an anonymous Display Name or connect to a social profile.
The Week in Public Finance: College Ain't Cheap, Green Bond Fever and Job Problems2 days ago
The Other Problem with Guns: Lead Poisoning17 hours ago
Common Core Revolt Goes Local22 hours ago
Alaska Congressman Blames Government Handouts for Suicide23 hours ago
Tracing Ebola in a Hyper-Connected City of 8 Million23 hours ago
The 3 States Not Backing Down Against Gay Marriage23 hours ago