Politics

Perry Gershon, who lost a bid to unseat Representative Lee Zeldin in last month’s midterm elections, is contemplating a second campaign to represent New York’s First Congressional District, he told The Star last week.
A unanimous vote was taken at the committee's meeting at the American Legion Hall in Amagansett on Thursday night.
Two former East Hampton political party leaders were charged this week with fraud related to signatures gathered on nominating petitions ahead of last month’s election, the Suffolk County District Attorney’s office said.
Two former East Hampton political party leaders are being charged with fraud related to signatures gathered on nominating petitions ahead of November's election, court records show.
Jay Schneiderman has officially conceded the race for Suffolk County comptroller to the incumbent, John M. Kennedy Jr., three weeks after the election.
Southampton Town Supervisor Jay Schneiderman said Thursday he is not ready to concede the race for Suffolk County comptroller, even though his incumbent opponent, John M. Kennedy Jr., declared victory on Tuesday night.
Protesters in Sag Harbor on Thursday evening will join their counterparts in cities and towns across the country in rallies urging the president not to interfere with the special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into Russian meddling in the...
East Hampton Town Councilman David Lys, who was appointed to the town board in January, was elected in his own right on Tuesday, defeating his challenger, Manny Vilar, with a decisive 69.3 percent of the vote.
Tuesday is Election Day, with candidates on the ballot here for town, county, state, and federal offices. Voting takes place from 6 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Would-be New York voters have until the end of the day tomorrow to register to be eligible for the Nov. 6 election.
Representative Lee Zeldin’s campaign has announced endorsements from eight unions, bringing the congressman’s total number of union endorsements to 25.
Last month, Perry Gershon, the Democratic Party’s candidate to represent New York’s First Congressional District, told The Star that he was confident that the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee, the party’s campaign arm for the House of...
The League of Women Voters of the Hamptons will mark National Voter Registration Day on Tuesday by distributing voter registration forms and absentee ballot applications in English and Spanish in South Fork communities. T