Letter: 12 years in office is enough

New York’s top court ruled that Suffolk County’s

New York’s top court ruled that Suffolk County’s term-limits law doesn’t apply to the office of district attorney – clearing the way for District Attorney Thomas Spota to run for a fourth term. Photo Credit: James Carbone

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As taxpayers and residents of Suffolk County since 1978, we are represented in the more than 70 percent who voted to impose 12-year term limits on our elected county officials ["Suffolk again will endure lack of candidate choices," Editorial, Aug. 26].

As voters, it has become apparent to us that District Attorney Thomas Spota has no regard for what we, the taxpayers and voters, desire!

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In addition, our political parties should not be permitted to cross-endorse a candidate. This limits our choice as voters to select who we feel is the best person for the job. Elections are no longer about the best person, but political cronies choosing who they feel can best help their ambitions.

Bob and Allison Hall, Port Jefferson Station

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