Long Islander News Endorsements 2014


Election Day is this Tuesday, Nov. 4!

In this week’s edition of our newspapers, readers will find a voter’s guide filled with information on candidates in races that will send representatives to Congress, the State Legislature and County Comptroller’s office. Our editors posed four questions to each candidate; their answers are printed as they were submitted. A guide to judicial elections is also included.

With that said, our editorial board has also, based on their reporting and where possible, interviews with individual candidates, makes the following endorsements for the following candidates, listed below.


House of Representatives

Steve Israel

New York Governor

Andrew Cuomo

New York State Comptroller

Tom DiNapoli

Second Senate District

Carl Marcellino


Fifth Senate District

John Flanagan

10th Assembly District

Chad Lupinacci

12th Assembly District

Andrew Raia

Suffolk County Comptroller

Jim Gaughran