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March 1, 2018
Suffolk County Water Authority chairman Jim Gaughran of Northport is taking a second shot at the state Senate seat currently held by Carl Marcellino. Gaughran, 61, a former Huntington councilman and Suffolk legislator, this week formed a campaign committee and kicked off what could be a rematch of a race... | read more ››
February 27, 2018

Democrat Jim Gaughran, chairman of the Suffolk Water Authority, will seek a November rematch against Republican State Sen. Carl Marcellino after losing a close race two years ago.

Gaughran, 61, filed papers in Albany Monday forming a campaign fundraising committee for the November race against the 22-year Republican incumbent in... | read more ››

January 12, 2018

While he lavished praise on Kemp Hannon (“He’s brilliant.”) and plugged the four other GOP members of Long Island’s State Senate delegation, Flanagan spent most of his time on his colleague from Oyster Bay. Marcellino, who was at the breakfast, is considered the most vulnerable of Long Island’s GOP senators... | read more ››

December 7, 2017

The Republican-controlled State Senate is starting election season very early, mailing constituent flyers in at least two key suburban districts: the 5th, represented by Carl Marcellino, and the 40th, where Terrence Murphy sits.

This is as early as outreach has ever begun for an election that is 11 months away.... | read more ››

October 26, 2016
Newsday picks Jim Gaughran to represent parts of Huntington and Oyster Bay.

Carl Marcellino has been a solid member of the New York State Senate for more than 20 years. In that time, he’s done some very good work, especially as a champion of the environment, most recently in securing $200 million in state funds that municipalities can tap for sewer upgrades... | read more ››

October 20, 2016

Jim Gaughran, the Democratic opponent of Republican Sen. Carl Marcellino on Thursday is set to release an ethics reform package aimed at campaign finance reform and recalling elected officials whose actions impact taxpayers.

“Long Island voters are tired of the corruption and scandals that have rocked state government and yet... | read more ››