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Blakeman Defeats Scaturro for GOP Congressional Nomination

Blakeman will run in November to represent Nassau County's Fourth District in Congress.

Blakeman (L) and Scaturro (R).
Blakeman (L) and Scaturro (R).

Fourth District Republicans have chosen Bruce Blakeman to run on the GOP ticket for Congress in November.

Blakeman defeated Frank Scaturro with 8,461 votes against Scaturro's 4,404, according to the Nassau County Board of Elections. Blakeman garnered 65.07 percent of the vote compared to Scaturro's 33.87 percent.

Blakeman, 58, has served as a Nassau County Legislator and was a nominee for State Comptroller in 1998 and U.S. Senate in 2010. Blakeman's platforms revolve around tax cuts and decreased business regulation, strengthening the U.S. Military, repealing the Affordable Care Act, and finding new energy sources. Read more about his stances here.

"I am the true, grassroots Republican in the race," Blakeman told Newsday. "And, if voters want to elect a conservative Republican to Congress, I am the only one in the race who can defeat the Democratic candidate."

Check back on this page for final results and more information.

Dons Wife June 25, 2014 at 03:28 PM
@Joe, where do old bosses go?
joe thrapp June 25, 2014 at 04:42 PM
Where everybody else goes depending how they make their case to St. Peter. They either go upstairs or downstairs based on the outcome of their lives here on Earth. Where did you think they went?t
Sent from my Lear Jet June 25, 2014 at 05:19 PM
Bruce is Al Damato's creation, not Mondello's. Bruce is another version of Dan Quayle/Sarah Palin in the brains department--goes around smiling all the time while Paul M'Cartney et. al. are banging his wife like a screen door. I don't like Rice but better her than Bruce.
Dons Wife June 25, 2014 at 06:26 PM
@Joe, Lol-Too funny, I know we all have to go eventually, but didn't think you were going to say it out loud. My colleagues were cracking up.......
joe thrapp June 25, 2014 at 06:41 PM
Yes, we all have to go eventually. Have a good night.

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