Sponsored by the League of Women Voters of Port Washington-Manhasset, the free event begins at 7 p.m. at the Unitarian Universalist Congregation, 48 Shelter Rock Rd.
Candidates for Nassau District 11, North Hempstead supervisor and town clerk, and North Hempstead Council District 5 will speak and field questions from those in attendance regarding the issues.
The LWV is reminding voters that Nassau County legislative districts have changed as have some of the legislators since the last election. Nassau District 11 still represents Port Washington but no longer represents most of Manhasset and Roslyn and now includes Sea Cliff and all of the City of Glen Cove. Nassau District 9, which had represented most of the southern portion of the Town of North Hempstead, now includes most of Manhasset and Roslyn.
Nassau County comptroller candidates George Maragos and Howard Weitzman are scheduled to appear at a LWV forum Oct. 10 at Molloy College, 1000 Hempstead Ave.
An additional LWV candidate forum is set for Oct. 29 at 7 p.m. at the Manhasset Library. Scheduled to appear at the event is Nassau Legislative District 9 candidates Richard Nicolello (R), and Dolores Sedacca (D).
According to the LWV, candidates are expected to speak at the Oct. 16 forum in the following order:
- North Hempstead Council District 5: Jeffrey M. Benjamin (R), Lee R. Seeman (D)
- Nassau Legislative District 11: Delia DeRiggi-Whitton (D), John DiMascio (R)
- North Hempstead Town Clerk: Leslie Gross (R), Wayne Wink (D)
- North Hempstead Supervisor: Judi Bosworth (D), Dina De Giorgio (R)