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VOTERS GUIDE Long Island Voters Guide: Nov. 7, 2023 general election

Karen Dunne Kesnig

Karen Dunne Kesnig is running for Council Member, Town of Brookhaven, 6th District

Karen Dunne Kesnig

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  • Kesnig, 64, of Manorville, is an attorney handling estate planning and administration. She is a member and deputy chairperson of the Town of Brookhaven Planning Board and has been on the board since 2013.
  • She is also running on the Conservative Party line and for the past 15 years has been president of the Manorville Chamber of Commerce.
  • She has been on the Eastport-South Manor Board of Education for more than 20 years.


  • Kesnig said keeping neighborhoods clean, safe and affordable is a priority and can be accomplished by working together with other local civic organizations, law enforcement and community members.
  • She wants transparency in government and said that if elected she will communicate openly with the community.
  • She said it’s essential that Brookhaven’s planning and development promote economic growth, but that it also fits the character of the community and preserves the environment.

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