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Acting Nassau District Attorney Madeline Singas last week canceled an "Islanders Nation for Singas" fundraiser she had touted heavily on social media.

Singas, a Democrat, has attempted to capitalize on disenfranchised New York Islanders fans who blame Hempstead Town Supervisor Kate Murray, the GOP nominee for DA, for the team's move to Brooklyn.

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The June 22 fundraiser at the Coral House in Baldwin was to feature tickets ranging from $50 to "Stanley Cup" level of $1,000. But a Nassau political source said Singas was unable to secure enough donors to hold the event.

Singas campaign spokesman Isaac Goldberg said the event was postponed because of a "scheduling conflict," although he declined to elaborate. "These things happen in a campaign," he said.