Politics

East Hampton Town Councilman David Lys and Southampton Town Councilman Tommy John Schiavoni will speak at the Hampton Library in Bridgehampton on Tuesday. Star Staff

David Gruber, who the East Hampton Independence Party wanted to run for town councilman in 2018, is the party's choice for supervisor this year. Durell Godfrey

Myers, Brady, Bambrick top a diverse town ticket
Richard P. Myers, seen here being sworn in as a member of the East Hampton Town Architectural Review Board in January 2016, will run against Peter Van Scoyoc for town supervisor in November. Morgan McGivern
Bonnie BradyDurell Godfrey

Councilman David Lys, Andrew Strong, Councilwoman Sylvia Overby, and Supervisor Peter Van Scoyoc are among the East Hampton Democratic Committee’s selections for elective office this year. Mr. Strong is the committee's candidate for town justice.
Councilman David Lys, Andrew Strong, Councilwoman Sylvia Overby, and Supervisor Peter Van Scoyoc are among the East Hampton Democratic Committee’s selections for elective office this year. Mr. Strong is the committee's candidate for town justice. Susan McGraw Keber
The East Hampton Democratic Committee has nominated Zach Cohen, the incumbents John Aldred, Jim Grimes, Bill Taylor, Susan McGraw-Keber, and Francis Bock, and Tim Garneau for town trustee in the Nov. 5 election. Mr. Grimes, a Republican, has proven a popular member of the trustees and this year assumed the role of deputy clerk. Also nominated but not pictured are another incumbent, Rick Drew, and Mike Martinsen.

Howard Schultz in an August 2018 talk at the East Hampton Library with Ross Sorkin of The New York Times Sonya Moskowitz

Perry Gershon and is family on their way to vote in East Hampton on Election Day. Mr. Gershon said his family would support a second campaign, should he decide to run again for Congress. Durell Godfrey

Manny Vilar Durell Godfrey photos

D.A.: ‘Brazen scheme to get candidates on ballot’

Pat Mansir, left, and Amos Goodman may be a part of different political parties, but they are facing the same criminal charges. File photos

Jay Schneiderman said he plans to run for re-election as Southampton Town supervisor later this year. Taylor K. Vecsey