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Election 2011: Ambrosino Defeats Locurcio in 2nd Councilmanic District

Ed Ambrosino, first elected in 2003, won Tuesday's election over Democratic challenger Patricia Locurcio.

Incumbent Republican Ed Ambrosino defeated Democratic challenger Patricia Locurcio Tuesday for 2nd district council member.

Ambrosino captured 63.17 percent of the total vote against the non-incumbent, Locurcio.

"It has been an honor and a privilege to represent the the great people of the 2nd councilmatic district," Ambrosino said. "I am very honored to be able to continue fighting for my residents.  Thank you for putting your faith in me and supporting me in the past and this election day. I won't let you down."

Ambrosino was elected as 2nd district council member in 2003. Prior to his time as council member, he served the majority caucus of the Nassau County Legislature as the first Majority Counsel, he authored the first rules of procedure and created its internal systems and committee structure. He also drafted all caucus legislation and negotiated and reviewed documents involved in several major transactions.

Ambrosino has served as a commissioner for Sanitary District 6 in the Town of Hempstead.

In addition to his municipal experience, Ambrosino has significant experience in the private practice of law. He is currently of counsel to Ruskin Moscou Faltischek, P.C., where he is a member of the firm's Real Estate Department and Municipal and Regulatory Affairs Group. In addition, he is a founding member of Municipal Solutions Group LLC, a municipal consulting and re-engineering entity.

Candidates Votes % Precincts Reported Ambrosino 11,002 63.17 Locurcio 6,406 36.78

Editor's Note: The 2nd district is comprised of Bellerose Terrace, Floral Park, Garden City, Garden City South, the incorporated area of New Hyde Park, South Floral Park, Stewart Manor, and portions of Bellerose, Elmont, Franklin Square, Hempstead, North Valley Stream and West Hempstead.