The Lloyd Democratic caucus packed the house at St. Augustine’s Catholic School this past Monday night. The Democratic Committee is running a full slate to compete with the local Republicans for five available local seats: town supervisor, two town council seats, town clerk, town justice and town superintendent of highways.
State assemblyman Frank Skartados (D-Highland) opened the caucus by thanking the “Lloyd Democratic Committee for all their hard work and dedication in helping to get me elected and to get fine Democrats to run for our local elected seats this coming November. These are people who care about our town, care about their neighbors, care about the issues we face.”
Justice Terry Elia (Republican), who is up for reelection, did the swearing-in and was once again cross-endorsed by the Democrats, as well his Republican Party and the Conservative Party.
Paul Hansut, the Republican incumbent who has already received the nod from his party and the Conservative Party to vie for his second term as town supervisor, will have a Democratic challenger. Michael Guerriero, currently a town councilman, was nominated to run for supervisor of the Democratic ticket by Robert Post.
“I’m proud and honored to nominate a person that I’ve known and done business with for 40 years: Michael Guerriero,” said Post. “He always has a smile on his face and is open and inclusive of all points of view.”
That nomination was seconded by Tony Prizzia. “I can’t say enough about Mike Guerriero,” he said. “It gives me great pleasure and is such an honor to nominate the next supervisor of Lloyd!”