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County Executive Steve Bellone "Democrats Can Win In Smithtown, I Won In Smithtown"


Earlier this year Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone endorsed fellow Democrat Steve Snair (for Town Supervisor) and Monday night he headed to the V.F.W. in Kings Park to show his support for Snair and other Democratic nominees on November’s ballot. “Democrats can win in Smithtown, I won in Smithtown by a narrow margin because the Democratic votes outnumbered the Republican votes,” he said. Bellone said nobody believed it was possible to win in the Republican strong hold of Smithtown but he said it was the right year, the right town and maybe the stars aligned. “We are on the verge of something like that happening in Smithtown,” he declared. Bellone was also considered a great underdog in the once Republican...| read more ››

Town Supervisor Candidate Steve Snair - 10% Pay Cut For Supervisor


Snair Pledges to Slash Salary as Supervisor

Monday, September 30, 2013

SMITHTOWN, NY – Steve Snair, the Democratic, Independence, and Working Families candidate for Smithtown town supervisor, pledged his commitment to be a full-time supervisor, and that he intends to cut his annual salary by 10% once in office.

“There are many challenges facing this government. In these tough economic times we need to be proactive when it comes to saving money for taxpayers. It is incumbent upon our elected officials to remove waste, fraud and redundancy so that we continue to make our government efficient as possible. That’s why today, as a sign of my commitment towards increasing efficiency, I pledge to cut my annual salary as supervisor by...| read more ››

Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone Meets with Smithtown Democrats


Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone was the guest speaker at the Smithtown Democratic monthly meeting Monday evening. In addition to addressing county issues County Executive Bellone took time to answer questions and to chat with candidates on the ballot in November.

Here is the Democratic slate for Smithtown:

Steve Snair, Town Supervisor

Richard Macellaro, Town Council

Adam Halpern, Town Council

Eddie Haeffer, Town Clerk

Tom McCarthy, Highway Superintendent

Gary Jacobs, Suffolk Legislature 12th District

Elaine Turley, Suffolk Legislature 13th District (not in photo) And running in the five western Suffolk towns Judge Richard Horowitz.| read more ››

Congratulations To Primary Winners - Now Let's Discuss Issues


Tuesday, September 10, 2013

SMITHTOWN, NY – Steve Snair, the Democratic, Independence, and Working Families candidate for Smithtown town supervisor, released the following statement:

“I congratulate both Supervisor Vecchio and Councilman Creighton on tonight’s results. It’s great to see so many Smithtown residents participate in today’s primary elections. Now that the ballot in November is set, I look forward to continuing this campaign and having a lively debate with my opponents regarding our visions for the future of Smithtown. I am confident that over these next 8-weeks the voters will agree with my fresh and new ideas for Smithtown moving forward.”| read more ››

Gary Jacobs at Ronkonkoma Day


The Gary Jacobs for Suffolk Legislature Campaign was out in force at the 2013 Ronkonkoma Street Fair. Gary and his campaign volunteers spoke with many voters regarding the issues and concerns that are important to the folks who live in the 12th Suffolk County Legislative District.

To learn more about Gary Jacobs or to volunteer to help Gary Jacobs into office click the Candidate Tab on the Smithtown Dems website or visit Jacobs for Suffolk Legislature.

Photos from Ronkonkoma Day 2013 click Smithtown Dems Facebook.| read more ››