More than 100 Great Neck and Town of North Hempstead residents, plus many more from across Long Island, rallied in support of Tom Suozzi’s congressional bid on Tuesday, July 19, at the Great Neck Social Center.
The crowd was joined by local and national elected leaders, including House Democratic Whip Rep. Steny Hoyer, Congresswoman Kathleen Rice, North Hempstead Town Supervisor Judi Bosworth, former North Hempstead Town Supervisor Jon Kaiman and many others.
“We’re all in this together, and we all need to work together to get things done because this is such an important election. We need to unite as one so we can fix Washington for the people of Long Island, Queens and the rest of the country,” said Suozzi, who has a record of challenging the status quo to garner structural change—and plans to fight to fix Washington and find solutions for the problems facing middle-class families, seniors and veterans.
“My children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren need Tom Suozzi in the congress of the United States,” said Rep. Hoyer. “Talk about making things great again, we need to make congress work again, and Tom will be one of the leaders of making the congress work for the people.”
Kaiman added, “The goal is to make this country what it should be and make the congress work. We in North Hempstead understand we need to come together and I will work with my friend Tom Suozzi to make him our next congressman.”
The seat for the Third Congressional District is being vacated by Rep. Steve Israel, who announced his retirement from congress earlier this year, and covers portions of northern Nassau, Suffolk and Queens counties.