Chad Lupinacci, the Republican, Conservative, Independence, and Working Families Party candidate for the New York State Assembly, 10th District, is pleased to announce that he has received the endorsement of Suffolk County Clerk Judith A. Pascale, Suffolk County Treasurer Angie Carpenter, and Suffolk County Legislator John M. Kennedy, Jr.
Judith Pascale has served as County Clerk since March 2006. Prior to becoming County Clerk, she worked in the office for sixteen years, first as senior deputy clerk and then as chief deputy clerk. Regarding Mr. Lupinacci, Pascale stated: “As a lifelong resident of the Tenth Assembly District, Chad knows both the people and the issues. We need an advocate like Chad, who has both the intelligence and devotion to provide effective representation for the people of the Tenth Assembly District. ”
Angie Carpenter was elected to serve as Suffolk County Treasurer in November of 2005, after previously serving on the Suffolk County Legislature. In announcing her support for Chad, Carpenter said: “Chad is an extremely impressive young man. Over the past decade he has undertaken a variety of pursuits with dedication and enthusiasm. I have personally witnessed Chad’s teaching ability at the university level; he is an engaging professor with a command of the material. He will be an asset to the New York State Assembly.”
Legislator Kennedy represents the Twelfth Suffolk County Legislative District and is the Republican Minority Leader. In endorsing Mr. Lupinacci, Legislator Kennedy said, “Chad is a very hard working, well qualified individual who has dedicated his life for the betterment of society and the promotion of good, sound and learned government practices. It is my honor to endorse Chad Lupinacci for the New York State Assembly.”
Chad has also been endorsed by Newsday, the Suffolk County Correction Officers Association, the New York State Fraternal Order of Police, the Suffolk County Police Benevolent Association, the Suffolk County Superior Officers Association, the Suffolk County Police Conference, the Suffolk County Detectives Association, the Suffolk County Detective Investigators P.B.A., the Police Conference of New York, Inc., the Italian American Political Action Committee of New York, Assemblyman Andrew Raia, State Senator John Flanagan, State Senator Carl Marcellino, Huntington Town Clerk Jo-Ann Raia, Huntington Town Councilman Mark Mayoka, and Huntington Town Councilman Eugene Cook.
Chad is a lifelong resident of South Huntington and a 1997 graduate of Walt Whitman High School. He is a full-time professor at Farmingdale State College and an adjunct professor at St. Joseph’s College and Hofstra University, where
he received his B.A. in 2001(summa cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa), his J.D. from the Hofstra University School of Law, and his M.B.A. from the Frank G. Zarb School of Business.