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The Suffolk Democrats found candidates to fill two of the four legislative nominations the party left vacant at its convention last week.

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Richard Schaffer, county chairman, said the party has chosen Kevin Faivre of East Islip, who once worked for former Islip Supervisor Philip Nolan and is now a county elections worker, to run in the 10th district against Republican Legis. Thomas Cilmi.

Schaffer added the party has selected Nan Lombardi of Centereach, a former Middle Country school board member who works in the county Office of the Aging, to run against GOP Legis. Thomas Muratore in the fourth district.