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Nassau GOP chairman to hold luncheon for Astorino

Republican candidate for governor Rob Astorino speaks at

(Credit: AP)

Although Republican Nassau County Executive Edward Mangano filmed a commercial saying he will vote for Democratic Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo, Nassau Republican Chairman Joseph Mondello will host a fundraiser Monday for Cuomo’s Republican opponent, Rob Astorino.

The fundraising luncheon is scheduled for 12:30 p.m. at the Galleria restaurant in Westbury, with tickets priced at $500 each.


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