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Election 2020

Suffolk Voters Will Weigh Two Propositions

Voters in Suffolk County can weigh in on two propositions on the ballot this year, one to change the term of office for county legislators from two to four years, and the other to transfer excess money in the county's sewer assessment stabilization reserve fund to the taxpayer trust fund.

Oct 16, 2020
Environment Takes Center Stage at Congressional Candidates Forum

Representative Lee Zeldin and his challenger, Nancy Goroff, answered questions posed by climate and environmental activists in an online forum on Tuesday night, three weeks before Election Day and 11 days before the start of New York State's early voting period. 

Oct 16, 2020
The Deadly Threat of White Supremacy

When white Americans talk about a “second civil war” there can be no mistaking their meaning — a return to a divided society with men at the top and Black Americans and other segments of the population at the bottom.

Oct 15, 2020
Climate Change Forum With Long Island Congressional Candidates

The New York League of Conservation Voters Education Fund, Citizens Campaign for the Environment, and Students for Climate Action will co-host a virtual town hall event with the candidates for New York’s First and Second Congressional Districts on Tuesday from 7 to 8:30 p.m. 

Oct 9, 2020
Voter Registration Deadline Is Friday

Friday, Oct. 9, is the deadline to register to vote in the November general election. Here is how to make sure you can do so, be it in person or by absentee ballot.

Oct 9, 2020
When Every Contest Matters

Among the most important races in the Nov. 3 election are those not making headlines, yet a functional American democracy depends on them — the contests for state-level positions.

Oct 8, 2020
Painters Union Endorses Zeldin

The Painters Union political action committee has endorsed Representative Lee Zeldin's re-election campaign.

Oct 1, 2020
Advertising Dollars for Goroff

A political action committee has added $550,000 to its advertising buy in New York's First Congressional District, where Nancy Goroff is challenging Representative Lee Zeldin.

Oct 1, 2020
East Hampton Volunteers Mobilize to Get Out the Vote

In an election year that is anything but normal, gone are the traditional in-person events like door-to-door canvassing and gatherings for fund-raising and enthusiasm-building. Instead, people eager to help their respective parties are working phone banks and text banks targeting voters in battleground states, distributing mail-in ballot applications and lawn signs, and making sure people where, how, and when to vote.

Oct 1, 2020
Show Over Substance

It did not take long for the president to shift attention from new and stunning revelations about his tax-avoidance schemes and precarious financial position, as detailed this week in The New York Times.

Oct 1, 2020
Anti-Trump Turnout Will Not Be Enough

Whether President Trump’s low favorables will hurt him in Suffolk County is a real question, one on which Lee Zeldin’s immediate political future depends.

Sep 24, 2020
National Voter Registration Day Is Tuesday

For National Voter Registration Day on Tuesday, the League of Women Voters of the Hamptons, Shelter Island, and North Fork will be providing voter information at tables set up across the East End. 

Sep 21, 2020