Vote in CD3 special election
February 9, 2024
By: The Editorial Board
The special election Tuesday in the Third Congressional District is being cast as a referendum on issues important to suburban voters in 2024.
Those voters in Nassau County and Queens are selecting a representative to fill the remaining months of the term of the expelled George Santos. It’s important they send to Congress someone who can hit the ground running on matters vital to their daily lives.
There are constituent-services issues piling up, such as obtaining Social Security and other federal benefits and correcting passport snafus, and larger ones including bringing back federal dollars to Long Island to address affordability and other pressing quality-of-life issues.