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Nassau County Comptroller George Maragos made it official Wednesday: he’s appointed his GOP ticket mate, Joy Watson, as his $130,000-a-year deputy comptroller of audits and special projects.


It’s a short move across the street from where Watson now works, in the Mineola courthouse where she is a principal law clerk.


Watson, a Hempstead resident and a former assistant district attorney in Nassau, ran against incumbent DA Kathleen Rice last year.

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Watson replaces Aline Khatchadourian, who will be moving to the staff of County Executive Edward Mangano, the comptroller said.