The Nassau County Chapter of the Working Families Party announced at a press conference their endorsements for this November's election. Among those the party is supporting is Democratic Congresswoman Carolyn McCarthy and Republican Assemblyman Tom Alfano, both incumbents.
Marilyn O'Grady of Garden City officially announced her candidacy for the 4th Congressional District (C.D.) June 26. O'Grady, who admits she's mounting a "vigorous" campaign, said she believes that by applying her experience as a medical doctor, small business owner, teacher and community leader she can solve the issues the area currently faces, particularly the fight against terrorism.