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Cilmi proudly accepts the endorsements of: Suffolk County Association of Municipal Employees The Long Island Environmental Voters Forum The Suffolk County Superior Officers Association Associated Builders and Contractors The Suffolk County Detective Investigators The Suffolk County Probation Officers Association Long Island Gasoline Retailers Association The Suffolk County Correction Officers Association Here’s what others had to
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Newsday tells it like it is

“Democrats believe Nolan’s family name and his father’s campaign money give the younger Nolan the edge.” (Newsday 10-11-09) Democrat leadership obviously doesn’t give Democrat voters much credit.  Do they think the voters are ignorant enough to vote for a name?  Do they think they can buy your vote with daddy’s money? They are WRONG! Or
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On Tuesday, October 27, Newsday endorsed Tom Cilmi as the candidate “more likely to bring a reform-minded attitude” to the Legislature. Calling his opponent’s candidacy “premature”, Newsday sited Cilmi’s experience and his “matured background.”  

Small Business Task Force

Tom Cilmi joined elected leaders from the New York State Assembly and Suffolk County to discuss the challenges facing small business owners.  From right to left:  Assemblyman Phil Boyle, Legislator Cameron Alden, Tom Cilmi, Assemblyman Tom McKevitt, Assemblyman Bill Reilich, and Assemblyman Jim Bacalles (R,C,I-Corning).

Cilmi Declares Victory

Sometime after 10:30pm on Election Day, while at Islip Republican Headquarters in Bay Shore, New York, Tom Cilmi received a call from Democrat candidate Patrick Nolan.  Cilmi called Nolan a gentleman and thanked him for a tough race. With some districts reporting a 3-1 margin, Cilmi’s lead ranged from 57% to 63% during the evening.
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Clean Sweep!

After a review of the vote tallies by Election District, the smallest of political subdivisions, political insiders continue to be amazed. It seems that the disadvantage of only running on the Republican line didn’t effect Republican candidate Tom Cilmi much at all.  A review of the results showed that Cilmi won every single election district
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Cilmi Sworn In

On Monday, January 4, Tom Cilmi took the oath of office and was sworn in as Suffolk County Legislator, representing the 10th LD.  In one of his first votes, Cilmi voted to save the taxpayers between $50,000 and $90,000. Legislator Cilmi explained, “The Legislature approved an appropriation of $50,000 late last year for a dog
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Legislator Cilmi Opens New Office in East Islip

Legislator Tom Cilmi and staff spent their first week unpacking boxes and setting up his new office located at 96 East Main Street in East Islip in the Century 21 Selmar building. “The walls are still somewhat bare but it’s coming together,” said Cilmi.  The new legislator was forced to move the office out of
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A Chat with Cub Scout Pack 370

Recently, Legislator Elect Tom Cilmi spoke with Cub Scout Pack 370 about community leadership and how scouting has already made them leaders.  


Suffolk Legislator Tom Cilmi admits, “This year is much less stressful than my first campaign in 2009.” Then, the businessman with three years of experience as a county legislative aide, ran on the Republican line only with a Conservative Party opponent and a Democrat opponent who also had the Working Families and Independence lines on
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