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Election 2020

N.Y.S. Comptroller Endorses Ahearn in Senate Race

New York State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli has endorsed Laura Ahearn, the Democratic nominee for the First State Senate District.

Sep 4, 2020
Options for Voting in Person and by Mail

Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo issued an executive order intended to bolster the right to vote on Monday, as anxiety mounts amid congressional scrutiny of the United States Postal Service and President Trump's repeated assertions that voting by mail will result in electoral fraud.

Aug 27, 2020
Zeldin to Speak at Republican Convention

Representative Lee Zeldin of New York’s First Congressional District will be a featured speaker at the Republican National Convention on Wednesday night, delivering his speech from Long Island.

Aug 25, 2020
Rally at Hook Mill to Protest Postal Changes

Around 70 people rallied to draw attention to the United States postmaster general and the Trump administration on Saturday morning in East Hampton Village, demanding Louis DeJoy’s dismissal, the return of mailboxes and mail sorting equipment that were removed, and the universal right to cast ballots by mail.  

Aug 22, 2020
Nancy Goroff Makes Her Case Against Zeldin

Last week, the Cook Political Report announced that its rating of New York's First Congressional District — where Nancy Goroff, the Democratic Party nominee, is challenging Representative Lee Zeldin — had moved its rating for the district from "likely Republican" to "lean Republican." 

Aug 20, 2020
Younger Poll Workers Sought as Typical Helpers Are Vulnerable to Virus

Poll workers are needed more than ever before as the threat of the pandemic looms over older populations afraid to work on Election Day because they may be at increased risk for Covid-19.

Aug 20, 2020
More Endorsements for Zeldin

In his re-election campaign, Representative Lee Zeldin on Tuesday welcomed endorsements from 14 Long Island and statewide law enforcement associations, including the East Hampton Village Police Benevolent Association, the Suffolk County P.B.A., the Suffolk County Police Conference, and the Suffolk County Detectives Association.

Aug 13, 2020
A.F.L.-C.I.O. Comes Out for Ahearn

Laura Ahearn, the Port Jefferson attorney and social worker who won New York’s First Senate District primary in June, announced that she has been endorsed by the 2.5-million-member state A.F.L.-C.I.O.

Aug 13, 2020
Biden-Harris Buzz Factor Makes All the Difference

In the ultimate presidential contest, which will hang on voter turnout, perhaps all you need to know about Joe Biden’s announcement Tuesday of Kamala Harris as his vice-presidential running mate is this: It was the Biden campaign’s best hour of fund-raising to date.

Aug 13, 2020
Supporters of the President and Opponents Faced Off at Montauk Flotilla

Wearing stars-and-stripes polos and red caps, supporters of Donald Trump gathered for a TrumpStock boat parade on Friday. An estimated 1,500 boats were expected to join the event, which began in Noyac and stopped around the Orient Point Lighthouse before motoring east to the Montauk to eventually tie up as a flotilla in Fort Pond Bay in Montauk.

Aug 8, 2020
U.S. Chamber of Commerce Endorses Zeldin

The United States Chamber of Commerce has endorsed Representative Lee Zeldin's re-election campaign. The organization represents more than three million business interests.

Aug 6, 2020
Zeldin a ‘No’ on Statue Removal

Representative Lee Zeldin decried “a slippery slope” in explaining his “no” vote on a House resolution that would see the removal of statues of Confederate soldiers and the bust of the Supreme Court justice principally known for writing the majority opinion in the 1857 Dred Scott case, which said that people of African descent were not United States citizens.

Aug 6, 2020