Brian Beedenbender backed to replace Mark Lesko

A file photo of Brian Beedenbender. (May 20,

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A file photo of Brian Beedenbender. (May 20, 2009) (Credit: Kathy Kmonicek)

The Brookhaven Democratic Executive Committee Monday night recommended Brian Beedenbender as the party's candidate to replace Town Supervisor Mark Lesko, who is stepping down next month.

The executive committee made the unanimous vote at party headquarters in Setauket after meeting over the weekend with Suffolk Democratic chairman Richard Schaffer and all of the potential candidates.


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