Name: Michael McDermott
Hometown: Huntington Station
Bio: McDermott, 59, is a real estate broker and father of four daughters who will represent the Libertarian Party on the 3rd Congressional District ballot.
His training is as a draftsman and is the father of a 7-year-old and three other older daughters. He describes himself as a Libertarian in the Ron Paul tradition. McDermott served for three years on the Hauppauge Board of Education during the 1980s, including two years as its president.
Education: Suffolk County Community College; Highland Drafting School in Amityville.
Opponents: Rep. Steve Israel, Steve Labate, Anthony Tolda
District: Third Congressional District