Suffolk Leg.: Eight screened to succeed Romaine on GOP line

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Republicans screened eight potential contenders last week to run for the county legisature vacancy left by Edward Romaine’s election as Brookhaven supervisor.

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Those screened included Riverhead Supervisor Sean Walter, Riverhead town board members Jody Giglio and John Dunlevy, James Saladino, a Conservative who is law clerk to State Supreme Court Justice James Hudson, Catherine Stark, aide to legis. Jay Schneiderman (I-Montauk), Romaine’s aide William Faulk, tea party activist Frank Seabrook and former town board member Edward Densieski.

John Jay LaValle, Suffolk Republican chairman, said a final GOP nominee should be selected this week.

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