Zuckerman, 51, of East Hills, is running on the Democratic, Working Families and Independence lines. He is seeking a second four-year term after being appointed to fill a vacancy on town council in 2014. Before that, the real estate attorney was a trustee on the East Hills village board since 2003.
- Zuckerman said that during his nearly six years on the six-member town council, North Hempstead trimmed its debt by $32 million and repeatedly received a Aaa bond rating.
- He said he has helped expand Project Independence to offer seniors free transportation to the supermarkets and discounted rates to nonemergency doctor appointments.
- He said the town’s budget since 2014 has stayed below the state-mandated tax cap of 2%.