I’ve been interested in politics and government from a very early age, as many of my elementary and high school friends on Facebook can likely attest. I recall vividly being heavily invested in the outcome of the 1968 US Presidential election.
I was 10.
I majored in Political Science at SUNY Stony Brook before graduating in 1981. In 1998, I ran for the New York State Assembly from a heavily unreceptive district on Long Island