James Matthews, Jr.

District Court Judge - 3rd District

Matthews, 65, of Northport, is running on the Democratic, Republican, Conservative and Independence party lines in the general election.

He has been a District Court Judge, 3rd District, Town of Huntington since 2015 and has also been an acting Suffolk County Court judge in Riverhead since 2019.

He formerly held positions as Village of Northport attorney, Town of Huntington attorney, and special counsel to the town Zoning Board of Appeals.

He graduated from Cornell University in 1977 and St. John's University School of Law in 1982.