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First Debate for Town Races Is Monday

Fri, 10/08/2021 - 11:20

The East Hampton Group for Good Government will host a debate among the candidates for supervisor and town board on Monday at 7 p.m.

The five candidates for town board will debate at 7 p.m. They are Councilwoman Kathee Burke-Gonzalez, who is seeking a third term, and Cate Rogers, the former chairwoman of the East Hampton Democratic Committee, both running on the Democratic and Working Families Party lines; George Aman and Joe Karpinski, running on the Republican and Conservative Party tickets, and John Whelan, chairman of the town’s Zoning Board of Appeals, who is endorsed by the East Hampton Independence Party.

At 7:45, candidates for supervisor will debate. They are Supervisor Peter Van Scoyoc, the Democratic and Working Families Party-endorsed candidate who is seeking a third term; Ken Walles, his Republican and Conservative Party challenger, and Councilman Jeff Bragman, on the Independence Party ticket.

The debate will be broadcast live on LTV’s Channel 20 and on LTV’s YouTube channel, and subsequently will be accessible on demand at and Those who would like to suggest questions for the candidates have been asked to send them in an email to [email protected] by noon on Sunday.

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