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VOTERS GUIDE General Election, November 3, 2020

Joseph A. Turdik

Joseph A. Turdik is running for Suffolk County Legislator, 4th District

Joseph A. Turdik

JOSEPH A. TURDIK

Democratic

BACKGROUND:

  • Turdik, 67, of Selden, is running for a seat left open after the death of Legis. Tom Muratore (R-Ronkonkoma) and has previously run twice for this seat.
  • He trains poll inspectors for the Suffolk County Board of Elections, where he has worked for 10 years. The Navy veteran previously worked as a sales manager for Ryder Transportation and as a Brookhaven Town deputy aviation and transportation commissioner. He previously owned a pub with his family.
  • He attended Suffolk County Community College and graduated from the New York Institute of Technology.

ISSUES:

  • Turdik said his top priority is the environment. He wants to replace cesspools with septic and sewage treatment systems.
  • Turdik said he wants to secure more funding for the district, including for projects to protect the environment and cut noise pollution for residents living along major roadways.
  • He said he supports the countys red-light camera program because it has reduced accidents.
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