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Election 2020

Absentee Ballots Will Determine Zeldin Challenger

With only a small fraction of voters showing up in person at polling stations, Perry Gershon led the field among Democrats vying to take on Representative Lee Zeldin, but the 14,596 votes counted as of Tuesday night are dwarfed by the 150,000 absentee ballots mailed out by the Suffolk County Board of Elections.

Jun 24, 2020
Democratic Primary Is Tuesday; Check Your Polling Place

Democratic voters who did not vote in Tuesday's primary by absentee ballot or take advantage of early voting can vote in person until 9 p.m. Tuesday.

Jun 23, 2020
Political Briefs 03.12.20

Suffolk County Legislator Bridget Fleming and her potential opponent come November, Representative Lee Zeldin, have garnered new endorsements.

Mar 12, 2020
Bloomberg Campaign Works the Talkhouse for Volunteers

Scores of residents of the Town of East Hampton attended an information session for the presidential campaign of former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg on Feb. 19 at the Stephen Talkhouse in Amagansett.

Feb 24, 2020
Three Vie to Oppose Rep. Lee Zeldin

Candidates slam him, and Trump, at debate at LTV’s studios in Wainscott, where here was a standing room-only crowd.

Feb 20, 2020
Gershon Hits the Talkhouse

The Stephen Talkhouse in Amagansett will host a town hall-style event with Perry Gershon, who is seeking the Democratic Party’s nomination to challenge Representative Lee Zeldin in New York’s First Congressional District, on March 8.

Feb 20, 2020
Political Briefs 02.20.20

East Hampton Town Supervisor Peter Van Scoyoc, Southampton Town Supervisor Jay Schneiderman, and Shelter Island Supervisor Gerry Siller have endorsed Southampton Town Councilman Tommy John Schiavoni’s bid for the New York State Senate seat.

Feb 20, 2020
Meet the Dem Congressional Candidates

The East Hampton Town Democratic Committee will host a forum for candidates vying for their party’s nomination to challenge Representative Lee Zeldin in New York’s First Congressional District on Monday at 7 p.m. at LTV Studios in Wainscott. 

Feb 13, 2020
Primary Voter Registration Deadline Is Friday

New York State's presidential primary election is scheduled for April 28, and Friday is the deadline to register with a party or change one's party affiliation to be able to vote in that primary.

Feb 12, 2020
Four Mayors Endorse Fleming  

Suffolk Legislator Bridget Fleming has announced that four village mayors have endorsed her campaign for New York’s First Congressional District. Jeff Sander of North Haven, Peter Sartorius of Quogue, Kathleen Mulcahy of Sag Harbor, and Don Louchheim of Sagaponack have endorsed her bid to challenge Representative Lee Zeldin, the campaign announced last Thursday.     

Feb 6, 2020
Another for LaValle’s Seat

Anthony Palumbo, a Republican New York State assemblyman who has served the North Fork for the last seven years, called his bid for the State Senate “a natural progression.”

Feb 5, 2020
Fleming Makes Her Case for Congress

Elements of a stump speech were peppered throughout Suffolk County Legislator Bridget Fleming’s remarks to a gathering of Democratic voters in Springs on Friday.     

Jan 23, 2020