Author: Henry Bramwell
Great Neck resident Weihua Yan is hoping to represent District 10 in the Nassau County Legislature. He says he wants more Asian American to live and thrive in the area. “I want to give other people the opportunity, give back to my community,” Yan says.
Candidates throughout Nassau County were announced in late April, including county and town seats. Scheiner, a Democrat, is running against Republican incumbent C. William Gaylor III for the 14th Legislative District seat.
November elections are still quite a ways off, but the political season is already in high gear. Candidates for offices throughout Nassau County and the Town of Hempstead were announced in late April, meaning political hopefuls are actively campaigning on social media and in person.
Former Nassau County comptroller George Maragos will lead the Democratic ticket in the mayoral race in the November elections for Glen Cove City Council.
Hempstead Democrats have submitted their candidates to unseat the Republican majority in town government, according to the Nassau County Board of Elections. Incumbent Supervisor Donald Clavin, a Republican, will face challenger Olena Nicks, who is running on the Democratic and Working Families Party line.
Nassau County Legislator Josh Lafazan announced the introduction of a bill that would require the county to become carbon-neutral by 2035 to address ecological and infrastructure challenges before they become insurmountable.