Campaign 2022: Democrats Canvass; Republicans Schedule Fundraisers

Huntington Democrats rallied Sunday before heading out to knock on doors and canvass for votes for the Nov.8 election.

Showing up to encourage supporters were congressional candidate Bridget Fleming, State Sen. Jim Gaughran, State Assemblyman Steve Stern and candidates Susan Berland, who is running for State Senate, and  Cooper Macco, running for State Assembly. Fleming is running against Republican Nick LaLota in the newly drawn First Congressional District.

Suffolk PBA Endorses Fleming

The Suffolk Police Benevolent Association has endorsed Bridget Fleming for Congress in the 1st District, one of just a few endorsements of Democrats.

The PBA endorsed Lee Zeldin for governor, State Sen. Mario Mattera, County Comptroller John Kennedy, George Santos for Congress in the 3rd District, Kevin Surdi for State Assembly and other Republican Party members.

They supported Democrats State Comptroller Tom DiNapoli and State Assemblywoman Judy Griffin, who represents the 21st District in Nassau County.

Fundraiser for LaLota

Republicans are having a “send a fighter to Washington” party for Nick LaLota, candidate for the 1st congressional district. The event is scheduled Oct.11 at Skipper’s in Northport, from 6 to 8 p.m.

Oct. 19 Fall Ball

Legislator Manny Esteban is hosting a Fall Ball Oct. 19 to honor first responders. The ball is scheduled for 6-8 p.m. at the Moose Lodge in Greenlawn.


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