East Meadow resident Michael Turner argued the referendum should be moved back to Primary Day in September or Election Day in November to give the public more time to digest the plan and to avoid the cost of the special election, estimated at more than $2 million.
"This is a rush job," Turner said. "It's a multiyear bond issue and you are ramming it down our throats.
Walker (Deputy County Executive) cautioned that politics had derailed past attempts to build a new arena. "This has been the single most politicized issue for the past eight years," he said. "We asked for a stand-alone election to avoid the silly [political] season."
HATE DONT LIKE YOU ANTI-LONG ISLANDERS!!!!
Sorry, lost my compsure...