McAndrews, 64, of Westbury, is running on the Republican, Conservative, Independence, Reform and Tax Revolt party lines. Since January 2017, he has been deputy bureau chief of litigation at the Nassau County Attorney’s Office. He served as Nassau County District Court Judge, 2nd District, from 2010 to 2016. Before that, he was a founding partner of McAndrews & Christiansen, a general practice law firm. Among his other positions were special agent in the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms and as attorney for the Patrolmen’s Benevolent Association of New York City and the Village of Farmingdale. He was a supervisory special agent of the U.S. Customs Service. McAndrews earned a bachelor’s degree from St. Thomas University, and graduated from St. John’s University Law School. He was admitted to the New York State Bar in 1992. He belongs to the Criminal Bar Association, Nassau County Bar Association and the Columbian Lawyers Association.