Democrats Rally Behind Schiliro Congressman Tim Bishop and Babylon Supervisor Rich Schaffer support Tom
Steve Bellone Endorses Tom County Executive backs Tom for Assembly seat
Sen. Schumer and Schiliro attend Labor Event US Senator supports Schiliro Assembly Bid
LI Dems Stand Behind Schiliro Dems back police sergeant and teacher for Assembly


Tom Schirilo and Bill Clinton

Welcome to my new website! I'm Tom Schiliro, and I'm running for the NY State Assembly, Second District. The Second Assembly District extends from Mount Sinai all the way east on the North Fork of Long Island to Orient Point and includes Fishers Island. It is 89 Election Districts: All of the Town of Southold, all of the Town of Riverhead, and part of the Town of Brookhaven.

I've been a Police Supervisor, a teacher, and a small business owner, but most importantly, as a true Long Islander, I understand the many challenges we face as we try to build a better future in the North... ›› read more

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October 22, 2014

Thomas Schiliro has never stopped looking for a new challenge, and a new way to serve the community. The 62-year-old, who lives in Manorville, has been a social studies teacher and a college professor. For the past two decades, he's been a Suffolk County parks police officer, and he's been politically active for most of his life.

Now, the Democrat wants to go to Albany to fight for Long Island. It doesn't seem like there will be much of a learning curve. | read more ››

October 21, 2014
Tom Schiliro and friend

Tom Schiliro, candidate for the 2nd Assembly District, has been endorsed by the League of Humane Voters, which recognizes that Schiliro has displayed an express commitment to supporting animal protections through his advocacy for the Consolidated Animal Crimes Bill and his commitment to advocating for animals across all species.

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October 20, 2014

Southold, NY--A mailer sent by the Palumbo camp makes a false charge against Democratic Assembly candidate Tom Schiliro, uses a false, altered photograph of Mr. Schiliro, and wrongly footnotes the false claim to an August 10 “Southold Dem Press Release 8/10/14”. | read more ››

October 16, 2014

I read incumbent Assemblyman Anthony Palumbo’s recent letter to the editor in Riverhead LOCAL with disbelief. Palumbo insists that we need to “stop playing politics with women’s rights,” but unfortunately he’s the one playing politics when it comes to denying women their rights.

Palumbo starts off his letter by saying “words have meaning,” and he’s right. Words matter. Words like Palumbo’s ridiculous claims that passing the Women’s Equality Act (WEA) would allow dentists to perform abortions and would exempt doctors from criminal charges. I didn’t make these claims up – Mr. Palumbo said them in public and on the record! | read more ››

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