Democratic leaders and elected officials from across Nassau County came out today to announce their support for former County Executive Tom Suozzi, who stated on Tuesday that he will seek the Democratic nomination to regain the office.
Earlier this week, Nassau County Democratic Chairman Jay Jacobs said that he would unite the Democratic organization around the strongest candidate and the party would back Suozzi.
“This continues to be an ongoing process, but it is my firm belief that over the next few weeks our party will unite behind Tom Suozzi. With a strong and unified organization we will be able to focus our energy on defeating Mangano and the GOP Machine this fall,” said Jacobs.
“I am extremely grateful for the support of so many Democratic leaders and elected officials and I look forward to working with them throughout this campaign to create our shared vision for the future of Nassau,” said Suozzi.
Suozzi received endorsements from:
William Biamonte – Town of Hempstead Leader
David Gugerty – Town of Oyster Bay Leader
Ann Famigliette – City of Glen Cove Leader
Michael Zapson – City of Long Beach Leader
Minority Leader Kevan Abrahams (LD 1)
Legislator Carrie Solages (LD 3)
Legislator Joseph Scannell (LD 5)
Legislator Judy Jacobs (LD 16)
Legislator Delia DeRiggi-Whitton (LD 18)
Legislator Dave Denenberg (LD 19)
Meanwhile, Adam Haber has declared his intention to run as a Democrat,and North Hempstead Town Supervisor Jon Kaiman said he is still studying his options.