Darcy, 63, of Valley Stream, is running on the Republican, Conservative, Independence, Reform and Tax Revolt party lines in the general election. He was appointed Nassau County district court judge on Jan. 12. Previously, he had been an attorney in private practice since 1981. He was deputy village attorney and village prosecutor for Lynbrook from 2011 until he took the bench this year. From 1988 to 1991, and again from 2000 until he took the bench, he was deputy village attorney and village prosecutor for Valley Stream. He was a Town of Hempstead councilman from 2001 until he took the bench, a state assemblyman from 1999 to 2000 and Valley Stream mayor from 1995 to 1999. He received his undergraduate degree from Fordham University in 1974, a master's degree from SUNY Brockport in 1976 and his law degree from St. John's University School of Law in 1980. He was admitted to the New York State Bar in 1981 and was admitted to U.S. District Court, Eastern, Southern and Northern districts, in 1983. He is a member of the state and Queens County bar associations.