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Nassau GOP selected to host statewide nominating convention at Garden City Hotel
The New York Point out Republican Social gathering will keep their statewide nominating convention at the Back garden City Resort. (Photograph by Casey Flynn)

The Nassau County GOP was chosen to host the New York Republican Party’s statewide nominating conference at the Yard Metropolis Resort from Feb. 28 to March 1.

The announcement was made on Friday by Nick Langworthy, chairman of the state’s Republican Social gathering. He touted the do the job of Nassau GOP Chairman Joseph Cairo Jr. in getting Republicans elected on a county and town stage in November.

“I’m thrilled that Chairman Cairo has agreed to host us,” Langworthy reported in a statement. “He is the ultimate strategist who is a important element of our staff encouraging to direct our candidates to victory. This convention will place a massive spotlight on how we strategy to replicate Nassau’s victories statewide.”

“We liked some wonderful victories in 2021, sweeping the countywide elective workplaces, growing our vast majority in the Nassau Legislature, taking back again townwide offices and council seats in North Hempstead, dominating in the cities of Oyster Bay and Hempstead, as effectively as profitable convincingly in the town of Glen Cove,” Cairo reported. “I feel that Prolonged Island is a good put to host the state convention.”

In November, Republican Bruce Blakeman defeated Democratic incumbent Laura Curran in the race for Nassau County government by much more than 2,000 votes. Blakeman tallied 142,626 votes and Curran  obtained 140,476. 

In the race for North Hempstead supervisor, Jennifer DeSena, a Democrat who ran on the Republican line, defeated City Clerk Wayne Wink, a Democrat, by considerably less than 1,000 votes. Republican Ragini Srivastava defeated Viviana Russell, a Democratic member of the Town Board, in the race for town clerk, and Republican candidates David Adhami and Dennis Walsh had been also elected to the City Board right after defeating Democrats.

City of Hempstead Supervisor Don Clavin, a Republican, received re-election in a contest against Democrat Jason Abelove. Clavin experienced 93,550 votes to Abelove’s 49,095.

The Republican Occasion also picked up an extra seat in the Nassau County Legislature, with challenger Mazi Melesa Pilip defeating 10th District incumbent Ellen Birnbaum, a Democrat.

“There is no superior place to host our convention than Nassau County,” Langworthy explained. “They despatched shockwaves all-around the condition previous November with their great Republican victories and their historic results is proof that our Republican message is resonating with a wide swath of voters.”

Langworthy claimed the occasion will also announce candidates for governor, lieutenant governor, legal professional standard and the U.S. Senate. Langworthy said he thinks the ticket will be the party’s strongest one particular given that 1994, headlined by Republican George Pataki defeating Democratic incumbent Mario Cuomo for governor.

“There is amazing strength and enthusiasm for this year’s convention, where by we will officially kick off the 2022 election cycle and our mission to help you save New York condition,” Langworthy stated. “Everything we have been doing the job toward has been to establish the strongest ticket since 1994 that will restore chance, basic safety and widespread perception to our state. Voters are ready for change and we are going to supply them the solutions that will appeal to New Yorkers from each individual wander of lifestyle and political affiliation.”