Suffolk County Association of Municipal Employees (SCAME) Announces Endorsements for Political Candidates for November 4, 2014 Elections

SCAME represents more than 8,000 municipal employees in Suffolk County.

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Bohemia, NY - September 30, 2014 - On September 12, 2014, at a meeting of the Suffolk County Association of Municipal Employees (SCAME), President Dan Farrell announced the union’s endorsements of candidates for the November 4, 2014 general election.
SCAME, representing more than 8,000 municipal employees in Suffolk County, selected candidates who expressed a strong commitment to public workers’ rights and other issues relating to working families, benefits and job creation.
“We feel that these candidates will represent the interests of the citizens of Suffolk County, its workforce and the members and families of SCAME,” said Farrell.  “We want to provide the best municipal services possible to the entire Suffolk County community, and we believe these candidates will help us do that.”
SCAME’s endorsements are:
For New York State Senate For NY State Assembly
1st Senatorial District --- Kenneth LaValle (R) 1ST Assembly District --- Fred Thiele (I)
2nd Senatorial District --- John Flanagan (R) 2nd Assembly District --- Anthony Palumbo (R)
3rd Senatorial District --- Thomas Croci (R) 3rd Assembly District --- Edward Hennessey (D)
4th Senatorial District --- Phil Boyle (R) 4th Assembly District --- Steve Englebright (D)
5th Senatorial District --- Carl Marcellino (R) 5th Assembly District --- Al Graf (R)
8th Senatorial District --- Michael Venditto (R) 6th Assembly District --- Phil Ramos (D)
  7th Assembly District --- Andrew Garbarino (R)
For Suffolk County Clerk: Judith Pascale (R)
8th Assembly District --- Jason Zove (D)
For Suffolk County Comptroller: John Kennedy (R)
9th Assembly District --- Joseph Saladino (R)
10th Assembly District --- Chad Lupinacci (R)
11th Assembly District --- No Endorsement
  12th Assembly District --- Andrew Raia (R)

About SCAME:
SCAME, the Suffolk County Association of Municipal Employees, is the largest independent union in Suffolk County, representing over 8,000 municipal employees who serve 1.5 million residents. Performing hundreds of jobs, SCAME workers keep Suffolk County operational and safe for the community.  The Public Works Department is responsible for maintaining the infrastructure of roads, construction, sewer system and the rehabilitation and landscaping of county buildings and parks.  Fire Rescue, Police, Probation Officers and Sheriff’s are also SCAME members who help to protect and safeguard the lives of Suffolk County citizens.  The Planning Department makes improvements to the community, and Public Health Sanitarians ensure that local sanitary codes are met.  The SCAME workforce also assists the needs of taxpayers with social, health and human services. As workers and taxpayers, SCAME members exhibit a vested interested in enhancing the quality of life for Suffolk County’s residents, businesses and visitors.  Visit SCAME at

For more information about SCAME please contact Wendy Parr at 516 932-4365.

The above press release was posted on behalf of SCAME and does not 
necessarily reflect the views of or its staff.