Nassau Democrats vow to make most of chance to lead


Nassau Democrats left out in the cold for the past eight years were welcomed back with space heaters and hand warmers.

“Turns out the Republicans were right: It’s a cold day in hell when the Nassau County Democrats took back the county,” Nassau Democratic Chairman Jay Jacobs said after the ceremony, held outside the legislative and executive building in Mineola amid brutally cold weather. “So it feels very good.”

Democrats, newly in control of Nassau’s highest office, reflected on nearly a decade out of power. They vowed not to botch the opportunity and encouraged bipartisan outreach.


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