Meet The Candidate: Larry Greenstein [VIDEO]

Greenstein is running for his fourth term on the Port Washington School Board.

Larry Greenstein is running for his fourth term on the . A certified public accountant, Greenstein runs his own accounting firm. He spoke with Patch, see video, about why he is running.

He is a co-founder of the League of Special Education Voters, an online grassroots advocacy group that aims to preserve the rights of children with disabilities. He also served as president Nassau Coordinating Council of Special Education PTAs – a group that has since disbanded, but whose work was taken over by the Nassau County PTA, Greenstein said.

The former treasure of Residents for A More Beautiful Washington, Greenstein remains on the board.

Greenstein and his wife Star Anthony are the parents of Kevin, 19, and Thomas, 17, who attend Schreiber High School. 

Although this year there are three school board candidates running for three spots in an uncontested election, Greenstein still encourages everyone to vote. 

"There have been instances in Port Washington where not enough people came out to vote in uncontested elections, and write-in candidates have won," he pointed out. "Even though there is no significant oppososition to [the budget], there are always people who come out and vote no."

Besides, he said, "It's good for people to vote. It's what we fought for. I take it very seriously."

The polls are open on Tuesday from 6 a.m. - 10 p.m. Find your polling location


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