Not everyone's been paying attention but many Long Island candidates have been running for office for months. Both challengers and incumbents have been out making their case to voters all over their districts.
Patch offers a quick look at some of those candidates who are blogging on Patch. You'll be able to read exactly what the candidates have to say about issues ranging from economic solutions to cellphone security. While some bloggers choose to address issues, others directly challenge their opponents. Here is a sampling.
Stephen Labate takes on U.S. Rep. Steve Israel for what will become the Third District. In his most recent blog, Republican Labate writes aboutenergy independence, while the incumbent blogs about former congressmen and double-dipping on pensions.
Assemb. Dan Losquadro, representing the 6th Assembly District, touts the passage of passage of a women's breast-cancer health initiative.
AndAssemb. Fred W. Thiele Jr., from the 2nd Assembly District, writes about patriotism.