Contested primaries can give decisive edge
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Nassau Republican chairman Joe Mondello is chortling over the prospect of an expensive Democratic county executive primary while his Democratic counterpart Jay Jacobs is looking to clear the field for the comeback bid of Thomas Suozzi.
But history shows that contested countywide primaries aren't always bad things, and that most winners have gone on to win the general election. Over the years,...