All Nassau Legislature seats up for grabs

All 19 seats of the Nassau County Legislature are up for grabs this Election Day. The Republican Party currently holds a 12-7 majority, and many

Republican Anthony Santino and Democrat Rita Kestenbaum are vying for a seat left vacant by outgoing Supervisor Kate Murray, who is currently running to be the next Nassau County District Attorney.

Republican Anthony Santino and Democrat Rita Kestenbaum are vying for a seat left vacant by outgoing Supervisor Kate Murray, who is currently running to be the next Nassau County District Attorney. (11/3/15)

WESTBURY - All 19 seats of the Nassau County Legislature are up for grabs this Election Day.

The Republican Party currently holds a 12-7 majority, and many political pundits say the GOP will likely retain power.

The supervisor jobs in all three of the county's towns are also on the line.

In Oyster Bay, Republican incumbent John Venditto is facing a challenge from Democrat John Mangelli. In North Hempstead, incumbent Democrat Judi Bosworth faces Republican Anthony Bulzomi. 

And in Hempstead, Republican Anthony Santino and Democrat Rita Kestenbaum are vying for a seat left vacant by outgoing Supervisor Kate Murray, who is currently running to be the next Nassau County District Attorney.

"I think I have the background, the knowledge and the understanding of what makes town government work," Santino says.

The last time a Democrat won an election for Hempstead supervisor was 1905.

"One-hundred eight years of party rule is way too long," Kestenbaum says.

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Top 5 Must See

Police say the victim sustained multiple lacerations and 1 Police release sketch of man found dead in Massapequa Preserve
The van was a welcome addition to the 2 Nassau firefighters group donates van for disabled vets
Two Long Island residents with differing views on 3 LI residents offer different takes on GOP health bill failure
Police are searching for the driver involved in 4 Brentwood man killed in hit-and-run crash
When the new Nassau Coliseum opens its doors 5 New Coliseum to pay tribute to military, 9/11 victims

advertisement | advertise on News 12

More News

Both candidates in the Nassau County District Attorney Island Vote: Nassau DA race

Both candidates in the Nassau County District Attorney race made last-minute appeals to voters Monday,

Nassau County district attorney candidates Madeline Singas and Singas, Murray face off in Nassau DA debate

News 12 Long Island will host a debate Wednesday for the Nassau County district attorney

Madeline Singas declares victory over Kate Murray in Singas elected as Nassau DA

Madeline Singas declared victory in the race for Nassau County district attorney late Tuesday night.

Sorry to interrupt...

Your first 5 are free

Access to News12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service Electric℠ video customers.

Please enjoy 5 complimentary views to articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.

LOGIN SUBSCRIBE