West Islip, NY – New York State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli has endorsed Christine Pellegrino for the New York State Assembly in the Ninth District. A special election for the seat will be held on Tuesday, May 23rd.
DiNapoli appeared with Pellegrino, as well as fellow supporters Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone and Nassau County Democratic Chair and former New York State Democratic Committee Chairman Jay Jacobs on Thursday, May 4th , at Lily Flanagan’s Pub located at 345 Deer Park Avenue in Babylon.
“Tom DiNapoli’s career is dedicated to protecting families against the misuse of resources and corruption. Tom has fought to make government more honest and transparent for New York State and everyone on Long Island for over three decades, and I am honored to have his support” said Pellegrino.
“Christine will be a watchdog in Albany for people that live and work on Long Island,” DiNapoli said. “I am proud to partner with her to stand against corruption in Long Island politics.”
DiNapoli is proud to join the movement to elect Pellegrino that also includes the New York State AFL-CIO, the New York State United Teachers, the Communications Workers of America, the United Auto Workers, the New York State Nurses Association, and 1199SEIU.