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Election 2020

Fourth Entry for State Senate

Valerie Cartright, a Democrat and Brookhaven Town councilwoman, is the fourth candidate to enter the race for the New York State Senate seat now held by Senator Kenneth P. LaValle.     

Jan 23, 2020
Fleming Earns Endorsements

East Hampton Town Supervisor Peter Van Scoyoc and Shelter Island Town Supervisor Gerard Siller have endorsed Bridget Fleming's campaign.

Jan 23, 2020
College Student Enters Primary

Skyler Johnson, a college student from Mount Sinai, has announced he will seek the Democratic nomination to run in 2020 for the New York State Senate seat held by Kenneth P. LaValle.

Dec 26, 2019
Fleming on Trump’s ‘Scum’

Suffolk Legislator Bridget Fleming, who recently announced her intention to seek the Democratic Party’s nomination to challenge Representative Lee Zeldin in New York’s First Congressional District, rebuked President Trump for his criticism of F.B.I. agents yesterday.

Dec 12, 2019
Another Contender for State Senate

Laura Ahearn, an attorney and social worker from Port Jefferson, has announced that she is a candidate for the State Senate seat held by Kenneth P. LaValle, a Republican also from Port Jefferson.

Nov 27, 2019
Fleming Will Vie to Take on Zeldin

Weeks after a re-election campaign that saw her win 60 percent of the vote over her Republican challenger, Suffolk County Legislator Bridget Fleming announced on Tuesday morning her intention to challenge Representative Lee Zeldin in New York's First Congressional District next year.

Nov 26, 2019
Schiavoni to Challenge LaValle

Thomas (Tommy John) Schiavoni, a Southampton Town councilman who lives on North Haven, announced on Saturday that he is a candidate for the New York State Senate’s First District seat held by Kenneth P. LaValle.

Nov 21, 2019
Emily’s List Goes for Goroff

Emily’s List, a political action committee that works to elect pro-choice female Democratic candidates to office, has endorsed Nancy Goroff, a candidate for the Democratic Party’s nomination to challenge Representative Lee Zeldin in New York’s First Congressional District next year.

Oct 24, 2019
Suffolk Majority Leader Backs Goroff for Congress

Legislator Kara Hahn, the majority leader of the Suffolk County Legislature, has endorsed Nancy Goroff in her bid for the Democratic Party’s nomination to challenge Representative Lee Zeldin in New York’s First Congressional District next year.

Sep 12, 2019
Schultz Abandons Presidential Bid

Howard Schultz, the former chairman and chief executive of the Starbucks chain and a part-time resident of East Hampton Village, has abandoned his independent campaign for president.

Sep 12, 2019
For Gershon, 10 ‘Town Halls’

Perry Gershon, who seeks the Democratic Party’s nomination to challenge Representative Lee Zeldin in New York’s First Congressional District next year, has announced a series of events called the “Restore American Values Tour: 10 Town Halls in 10 Months.”

Sep 12, 2019
Tim Ryan Makes a Campaign Visit to East Hampton

On Aug. 28, Representative Tim Ryan of Ohio brought his long-shot bid for the Democratic Party’s nomination for president to East Hampton, where for around two hours he spoke on topics both conventional and esoteric.

Sep 5, 2019