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Suozzi vs. Pilip: The race to replace George Santos nears finish line


Feb. 8, 2024 By Michael Malaszczyk Early voting for the special election to replace disgraced former U.S. Rep. George Santos will begin Feb. 3, and the official election will take place on Feb. 13. Replacing Santos will either be former Rep. Tom Suozzi (D-Glen Cove) or Nassau County Legislator Mazi Melesa Pilip (R-Great Neck). Both were announced as the party’s nominees for the election in December, shortly following Santos’s expulsion. Suozzi, who held the congressional seat between 2017 and 2023, said that he had a track record of working across the aisle. He cited a high bipartisan index ranking by…
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Suozzi discusses immigration at Whitestone civic meeting ahead of special election


Jan. 19, 2024 By Iryna Shkurhan Tom Suozzi, a Democrat and former District 3 Congressman, appeared in Whitestone Wednesday night as part of his quest to reclaim his eastern Queens/Nassau County seat in the upcoming special election. At the We Love Whitestone Civic Association meeting, held inside Grace Church, dozens of locals heard Suozzi’s ideas as to how to address national issues such as immigration, as well as critical issues abroad. But the attendees had also expected to see his Republican opponent, Mazi Pilip. Alfredo Centola, president of the association, said that Pilip was invited to the meeting more than…
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