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Astorino lunches with Mondello; Mangano appears with Cuomo

Gov. Andrew Cuomo tours Mineola Middle School Monday,

(Credit: Twitter / Andrew Cuomo)

A nearly full complement of Nassau Republican elected officials showed up at the county party’s lunch for GOP gubernatorial candidate Rob Astorino Monday at the Galleria restaurant in Westbury.

Besides Nassau GOP chairman Joseph Mondello and second-in-command, Joseph Cairo, there was Rep. Peter King (R-Seaford), State Senate co-chairman Dean Skelos (R-Rockville Centre), Sen. Jack Martins (R-Mineola),...

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Nassau GOP chairman to hold luncheon for Astorino

Republican candidate for governor Rob Astorino speaks at

(Credit: AP)

Although Republican Nassau County Executive Edward Mangano filmed a commercial saying he will vote for Democratic Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo, Nassau Republican Chairman Joseph Mondello will host a fundraiser Monday for Cuomo’s Republican opponent, Rob Astorino.

The fundraising luncheon is scheduled for 12:30 p.m. at the Galleria restaurant in Westbury, with tickets priced at $500 each.


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