Nassau DA candidates face off in primary

Thursday is primary day in New York, and two Democrats are vying for the nomination for Nassau County district attorney.

Acting DA Madeline Singas (L) and former NYC prosecutor Michael Scotto are vying for the Democratic nomination for Nassau DA.

Acting DA Madeline Singas (L) and former NYC prosecutor Michael Scotto are vying for the Democratic nomination for Nassau DA. (9/8/15)

Thursday is primary day in New York, and two Democrats are vying for the nomination for Nassau County district attorney.

Acting District Attorney Madeline Singas is hoping to continue in the job she was appointed to when Rep. Kathleen Rice left for Congress.

Michael Scotto wants to bring his more than 20 years of experience in the Manhattan District Attorney's Office to work for the people of Nassau.

To see interviews with both candidates, click the box to the left (or below this article on mobile) or go to Channel 612 and click on the 12 Extra tab. 

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