Anthony H. Palumbo was elected to serve the residents of the 2nd Assembly District in a Special Election held on November 5, 2013. His district includes the North Fork of Long Island in Suffolk County. Anthony is dedicated to making public corruption laws in New York tougher, protecting small-business owners from rising costs of big government, reducing spending, and controlling Suffolk County property taxes. Anthony served as an assistant district attorney for the Suffolk County District Attorney’s Office, where he prosecuted hundreds of cases on the misdemeanor and felony levels. He was eventually promoted to the position of Trial Supervisor to the five Eastern Suffolk Towns. He left the district attorney’s office in 2004 to enter private practice as a partner in a small Mattituck law firm. Anthony earned a degree in Government and Law from Lafayette College in Easton, Pennsylvania and graduated from St. John’s Law School in Jamaica, New York. He also served as the Vice President of the Cutchogue-New Suffolk Library Board of Trustees prior to being elected. Anthony and his wife, Tracy, reside in New Suffolk with their two children.