Huntington, N.Y. – The Jon Kaiman for Congress campaign today announced that it has received the endorsement of Huntington Town Councilman Mark Cuthbertson.
In endorsing Kaiman, Cuthbertson said “I am endorsing Jon Kaiman because we need to send a leader to Congress with a proven record of getting results,” said Cuthbertson. “In his decade spent as North Hempstead Town Supervisor, Jon Kaiman has improved local quality of life, aided senior citizens, strongly supported organized labor, and protected the environment. These are qualities that everyone should look for in their next Congressman, and I am proud to stand by Jon Kaiman as he continues his journey to Washington.”
“I am thrilled to receive Councilman Cuthbertson’s endorsement.” said Kaiman “Throughout his tenure in public office, Councilman Cuthbertson has prioritized economic development and job creation. I look forward to working with him and the rest of the Huntington Town Board to help the community grow and thrive as a member of Congress.”
Former Senator Hillary Clinton meets with then Supervisor Jon Kaiman (center) and Bishop Lionel Harvey to discuss the New Castle revitalization plan. February 22, 2012 Photo credit: Town of North Hempstead, NY
Kaiman has already been endorsed by Former Congressman Gary Ackerman, whose district included Huntington Town at one time. Jon has additionally been endorsed by North Hempstead Council Members Lee Seeman and Peter Zuckerman, Receiver of Taxes Charles Berman, former councilmember Tony D’Urso, Reform Democratic Association President Charlotte Sear, as well as other local leaders in Nassau and Queens Counties.
Kaiman, 53, previously served as the Supervisor of the Town of North Hempstead from 2004-2013. He subsequently served as an adviser on Superstorm Sandy Relief to Governor Cuomo and as Chairman of the Nassau County Interim Finance Authority until this year. He is a husband and father of three who resides in Great Neck.
The Third Congressional District spans portions of northeastern Queens County as well as portions of the north shore Long Island Towns of North Hempstead, Oyster Bay, Huntington and Smithtown.
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