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VOTERS' GUIDE General Election, November 3, 2020

Nicholas A. Caracappa

Nicholas A. Caracappa is running for Suffolk County legislator, 4th District

Nicholas A. Caracappa

NICHOLAS J. CARACAPPA

Conservative

BACKGROUND:

  • Caracappa, 53, of Selden, is running for a seat left open after the death of Legis. Tom Muratore (R-Ronkonkoma). Caracappa, whose mother and brother previously held the seat, ran unsuccessfully for Brookhaven Town highway superintendent in 2009. He is also running on the Republican and Independence party lines.
  • He has been a Suffolk County Water Authority maintenance worker for 34 years. He is president of Local 393 Utility Workers Union of America and served previously as a trustee of the utility union’s national executive board.
  • He served on the Middle Country Central School District board of education for seven years.

ISSUES:

  • Caracappa says he is focused on the Suffolk County budget and wants to increase revenue streams while maintaining county services.
  • He said he opposes both cutting law enforcement funding and raising taxes.
  • He said he wants to protect water quality and help district infrastructure projects, including the Ronkonkoma Hub and affordable housing.
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