Carlton, 63, of Valley Stream is running on the Democratic, Green, Working Families and Women’s Equality party lines. Carlton has been a practicing partner since 1984 in the personal injury law firm of Goldberg & Carlton in Manhattan. He has served as a deputy attorney for the Village of Valley Stream, providing defense in tort accident cases for the past seven years. Since 2001, he has served as the Valley Stream Democratic zone leader. Carlton is a past co-president of the North Woodmere Civic Association and founder of the North Woodmere Park Foundation. He lost in the 2007 election for Hempstead Town Board, District 3. In 1999, he ran unsuccessfully for the Nassau County 6th Legislative District. Carlton graduated from George Washington University and from Albany Law School. He was admitted to the New York State Bar in 1980. He is a member of the New York State Bar Association and the Nassau County Bar Association.