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Voters GuideGeneral Election, November 6, 2018

Kimberly L. Snow | General Election, November 6, 2018

Kimberly L. Snow is running for New York State Assembly - 17th District

Kimberly L. Snow

Kimberly L. Snow

Democratic

BACKGROUND: Snow, 51, of Bethpage, is running on the Democratic and Women’s Equality party lines. Since 2015, she has worked as a court attorney for Ellen R. Greenberg, supervising judge of the Nassau County Family Court. She earned a bachelor of science degree in political science and philosophy from Northeastern University in Boston. After graduation from college, Snow was a congressional aide from 1990 to 1992 for Rep. Robert J. Mrazek. She returned to school and earned a juris doctor law degree from Touro Law Center. Snow worked in the Nassau County Attorney’s Office from 2003 to 2011. She worked in private practice from 2012 to 2014 as a family law attorney. Snow ran in 2012 for district court judge for the 4th District in the Town of Oyster Bay and the following year, ran as a Democrat for the Oyster Bay Town Board. She is married and has one child.

ISSUES: Snow said she believes in term limits of no more than two terms for “all elective offices.” She said she is an advocate for children’s rights and has “taken part in every aspect of family law.” Throughout her career, Snow says, she has demonstrated a “powerful advocacy for children” and “helped many of those who have no voice in our community.” Snow said, “I am a huge proponent of school safety,” but she added, “I don’t want teachers to be armed.” Snow said that with the prospect of legalized marijuana, along with the ongoing opioid crisis, the consequences of texting while driving “need to be more severe to get people off the phone.” She said that if elected, she would support efforts to “clean up the Bethpage plume” groundwater contamination. Snow said she also would support development of clean, affordable energy sources including solar power.