Candidate Forum


The League of Women Voters of Port Washington-Manhasset (LWV) will co-sponsor a Candidates Forum with the Shelter Rock Forum of the Unitarian Universalist Congregation at Shelter Rock (UUCSR) at the UUC in Manhasset on Tuesday, October 7, at 6:30 pm.  Candidates will discuss their qualifications for the US Congressional District 3, NYS Senate District 7, NYS Assembly Districts 13 & 16, and Town of North Hempstead Council District 2.  All voters are encouraged to attend to learn their candidates’ positions on important issues and to ask questions. 


Candidates will discuss their qualifications for the following offices.


US Congressional District 3              

Congressman Steve Israel*  (D, I, WF)                                                           

Grant Lally  (R, C)


NYS Senate District 7                           

Senator Jack Martins*  (R, C

Adam Haber  (D, WF)


NYS Assembly District 13

Assemblyman Charles Lavine*  (D, I, WF)                                                             

Louis Imbroto  (R, C)


NYS Assembly District 16

Assemblywoman Michelle Schimel*  (D, I, WF)                       

Douglas Lee   (R, C)


TNH Council District 2                          

Councilman Peter Zuckerman*  (D, I, WF)                                                               

Bonnie Parente   (R, C)


Asterisks (*) indicate incumbents.  Parentheses indicate which political parties endorse them: Democrat (D), Republican (R), Conservative (C), Green (G), Independence (I), and Working Families (WF).


Voting Districts & Candidate Information

Voters can find out which voting districts they are in by entering their address at Vote  Several weeks before the election, they will also be able to find out where to vote and get details about the candidates running in their districts.


Forum Details

The Unitarian Universalist Congregation is located at 48 Shelter Rock Road in Manhasset between Northern Boulevard and the LI Expressway.  Entrance is through white gates on the west side of the road. Directions can be found here.


These forums are sponsored, free of charge, as a public service by the League of Women Voters of Port Washington-Manhasset ( and the Shelter Rock Forum of the Unitarian Universalist Congregation (  For additional information, call 516-627-0831 or e-mail


The League of Women Voters is a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization open to both men and women, which encourages citizens to participate in government and to influence policy through education and advocacy. 

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Elizabeth Johnson is former editor of Manhasset Press and Manhasset Press Magazine. Growing up in nearby Garden City and attending New York University, she is well-versed in the locale and knowledgeable about the beat she covers. Her community involvement is extensive and includes the Manhasset SCA, Kiwanis International, Manhasset Chamber of Commerce, St. Mary’s Church, and various civic and local charitable organizations. Curious by nature, her travels, community service, love of the arts as well as local sports give her the inside view to unique content. During her time at Anton, she has received several awards from the New York Press Association and the Press Club of LI, including the coveted "Best Community Newspaper" several years in a row.


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