Why I'm Running

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Why I'm Running

I'm Andrew Garbarino, and I want to be Long Island's hometown congressman, representing you in Washington. I grew up here. I live here.

The Garbarino family goes back in this area three generations. We’ve owned small businesses from Bayshore to Patchogue. My grandfather and great uncle owned local grocery stores, my uncle - the local deli, and my dad - the local law firm, where I currently work.

I went to Sayville High School, was in student government and worked at the local hardware store. I received my communion and confirmation at St. Lawrence. I still go to Mass there today. I went away to college – to Washington, DC, and graduated from The George Washington University before I came back to Long Island to attend law school at Hofstra.

Since 2013, I’ve represented the south shore in the New York State Assembly. I’m a Republican and a conservative.

In Albany, I’ve been fighting against Governor Cuomo's liberal machine that wants to raise our taxes, and move more control of our business and personal lives to Albany or DC. I’ve fought Cuomo’s so-called "bail reform" scheme that allows MS-13 members to walk free, and I stood up to his crazy idea of giving drivers' licenses to illegal immigrants.

I’ve always worked to protect our greatest resource, the Great South Bay, and like my friends, Congressmen Pete King & Lee Zeldin, I'll do my part to help drain the swamp, and shake up Washington.

Join me – and together, we will send a new generation of leadership to Washington.