Tag: Jack Martins

Martins Touts Local, Albany Experience in Nassau Exec Bid

For ex-New York State Sen. Jack Martins (R-Old Westbury), running for Nassau County executive may return him to where he started: Mineola, the county seat where he grew up and was first elected.

Nassau Exec Hopefuls Face Off in Latest Debate

Nassau County Legis. Laura Curran (D-Baldwin) and ex-New York State Sen. Jack Martins (R-Old Westbury) debated who voters should choose to be the next Nassau County executive.

Curran Eyes Shattering Highest Glass Ceiling in Nassau

Nassau County Legis. Laura Curran (D-Baldwin) made history this spring when she became the first woman ever to be named a major party nominee in the race for Nassau County executive.

Charles Lavine Ends Bid for Nassau County Executive

New York State Assemb. Charles Lavine (D-Glen Cove) dropped out of the race for Nassau County executive on Wednesday and threw his support behind the Democratic nominee, Nassau Legis. Laura Curran (D-Baldwin).

Indicted Nassau Exec Mangano Still Mum on if He’ll Seek Third...

Nassau County Executive Ed Mangano remained coy when asked Wednesday if the Republican will run for a third term following a pre-trial hearing in his corruption case at Central Islip federal court.

Ex-State Sen. Jack Martins Announces Run for Nassau Executive

Jack Martins, a former Republican New York State senator, announced Wednesday his plans to run for Nassau County executive while the indicted GOP incumbent hasn’t said if he’ll seek a third term.

Nassau Exec Candidates Line Up Amid Mangano Scandal

There's no shortage of potential suitors lining up to run for Nassau County Executive since the seat is expected to be up for grabs come November.

Phillips Wins, Venditto Too Close to Call as NY Senate Majority...

Republican Elaine Phillips beat Democrat Adam Haber to win an open New York State Senate seat but a sitting Republican Long Island state senator may be unseated, potentially tipping the balance of power in that chamber back to a Democratic majority.

Suozzi Wins Israel’s Vacant Seat, LI’s Congressional Incumbents Re-elected

Former Nassau County Executive Thomas Suozzi defeated New York State Sen. Jack Martins (R-Old Westbury) in the most closely watched Congressional race on Long Island Tuesday night, winning the seat being vacated by retiring Rep. Steve Israel (D-Huntington).

Throne-Holst Beats Calone in East End Congressional Primary

Former Southampton Town Supervisor Anna Throne-Holst won the June 28 Democratic congressional primary against venture capitalist David Calone by a 319-vote margin Friday after all the paper ballots were counted, officials said. Throne-Holst will go on to challenge freshman U.S. Rep. Lee Zeldin (R-Shirley) in the November elections. That race is for New York’s First Congressional District, which includes the five East End towns and the Town of Brookhaven. Throne-Holst had a 29-vote lead that was too close to call on primary night.