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VOTERS GUIDE Long Island Voters Guide: Nov. 8, 2022, elections for New York, Nassau & Suffolk

Steven D. Rhoads

Steven D. Rhoads is running for New York State Senator - 5th District

Steven D. Rhoads




  • Rhoads, 53, of Bellmore, is a Nassau County legislator for the 19th District. He is also running on the Conservative line.
  • Rhoads has a bachelor’s degree from the University at Albany, SUNY, and a law degree from Hofstra Law School. He is an attorney in private practice.
  • Rhoads has been a volunteer firefighter for 30 years with the Wantagh Fire Department. He is the director of the youth ministry at St. Pius X R.C. Church in Plainview.


  • Rhoads said that Albany’s bail laws “have made our communities less safe, leading to a 53% increase in major crimes in Nassau County in the past year, according to county police statistics.”
  • He said, “a repeal of bail reform is a priority as is providing our police with the tools they need to keep us safe."
  • Rhoads said, "eliminating wasteful spending and cutting income, gasoline and utility taxes will help combat inflation and cost of living increases.”

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