Last week, four individuals filed general objections to Mr. Demos’s 2,000-signature Republican designating petition with the Suffolk County Board of Elections, according to an official within Democratic Commissioner Anita Katz’s office, who declined to give her name. Those individuals are James J. Jost of Nesconset, Mary Magnifico of Mt. Sinai, Marlene Wolke of Smithtown, and Jerome Rosen of Brookhaven.
Both Mr. Demos of Ronkonkoma, a former prosecutor for the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, and Mr. Altschuler, a businessman from St. James, are competing for a chance to unseat Democratic U.S. Representative Tim Bishop in an election this November.
The individuals who filed objections have until the... more