Deborah Slinkosky has been a resident of Islip Town for 34 years and resides in Holbrook with her husband Bill, where they raised their three sons, Michael , Matthew and William. Deborah possesses a Master's Degree in Public Policy from Stony Brook University and a Bachelor's Degree in Business Management and Communications from Adelphi University. She built a 22 year career in Banking and Finance and is currently employed with Department of Social Services. In 1997, she elected to place her career on hold in order to raise her three children and during that time became very active in community service. She served as a Council Delegate, a Sixth Grade Committee Chair and an active PTA Member, during her children's elementary years. She also volunteered and fundraised for numerous organizations, including the Police Athletic League, Sachem Youth Sports, Sachem Youth Athletic Group, the Sachem Touchdown Club and the Catholic Youth Organization
Hillary Clinton has served as secretary of state, senator from New York, first lady of the United States, first lady of Arkansas, a practicing lawyer and law professor, activist, and volunteer—but the first thing her friends and family will tell you is that she’s never forgotten where she came from or who she’s been fighting for.
Throughout his career, Charles “Chuck” Schumer has fought to make government work for all Americans by cutting through red tape and finding common-sense solutions to challenges facing the middle- class. Chuck has become known for his tireless work to reduce crime, increase economic opportunity, and expand access to higher education, affordable health care and housing.
Senator Kirsten Gillibrand is a proud New York Democrat. She is running a grassroots campaign to fix our economy and improve life for the middle class and working families across New York. Kirsten remains committed to bringing her grassroots campaign to every New Yorker and working tirelessly on behalf of the Empire State.
Kate Browning is a Democratic candidate for the 2018 election to represent New York’s 1st Congressional District, a seat held by Republican Rep. Lee Zeldin. Kate served as a Suffolk County Legislator representing the 3rd district where she fought for Suffolk County’s working families. She successfully controlled spending and held the line on taxes, cracked down on illegal housing and made protecting our precious environment a focus.
Elaine spent 21 years as a federal contractor and project manager at the Brookhaven National Lab, delivering world-leading solutions in energy, environment, and health. Combining engineering and biological expertise, Elaine developed new ways of seeing synthetic and biological materials at Brookhaven National Laboratory.
Perry Gershon is not a career politician. He’s a successful businessman who is disturbed by a Washington political class that cares more about themselves than the American people. Outraged by Congressman Lee Zeldin’s agenda, including his vote to dismantle health care protections for millions of Americans, Perry decided to do something about it – leave the private sector and run as a Democratic candidate for New York’s 1st Congressional District.
David grew up in Patchogue, where his family moved to from New York City when he was four. He was Valedictorian at Patchogue Medford High School in 1986, went on to get his BA in political science from Hunter College, and a Masters in International Development at American University in Washington DC.
Highlights of Vivian's Legislative Achievements: 1999 Prime sponsor Acquisition of Open Space at Forsythe Meadow Woods. 2000 Prime sponsor of Local Law to limit CO2 emissions from power plants in order to reduce Greenhouse Gases.
Liuba has spent her career leading organizations to empower working families both at home and abroad. She has forged partnerships between nonprofits, government, and businesses to tackle issues including economic development, access to health care, paid family leave, and government transparency.
Born and raised on the South Shore of Long Island, the son of a World War II Veteran and a community health nurse, DuWayne Gregory was inspired to serve his country and community at a young age, enlisting in the United States Army and rising to the rank of 1st Lieutenant where he served with distinction before returning to Long Island.