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Election 2022

Fred Thiele Endorses Fleming's Primary Bid 

In the primary race for the Democratic nomination for the First Congressional District seat, Assemblyman Fred W. Thiele Jr. has endorsed Bridget Fleming, one of two Suffolk County legislators in the running.

Sep 30, 2021
Lee Zeldin Is Treated for Cancer

Representative Lee Zeldin of New York's First Congressional District, who is seeking the Republican Party's nomination for governor of New York, disclosed on Saturday that has been treated for chronic myeloid leukemia. 

Sep 23, 2021
Primary Field for CD 1 Widens

The race to succeed Representative Lee Zeldin in New York's First Congressional District has become a crowded one, with two new Democratic candidates and the first declared Republican to throw his hat into the ring.

Sep 9, 2021
Out of State, They Love Lee Zeldin

Lee Zeldin, eastern Long Island's four-term representative in Congress, has begun his New York gubernatorial campaign strong, raising over $4 million in all, with over a third of the total coming from out-of-state donors.

Sep 2, 2021
New York's First Female Governor Set to Take Over

Lt. Gov. Kathy Hochul, who will take over from Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo in less than two weeks, "will be a breath of fresh air for the State of New York," said State Assemblyman Fred W. Thiele Jr.

Aug 12, 2021
Governor Resigns One Week After Release of Sexual Harassment Report

Still defiant on Tuesday in the wake of a state attorney general's report that said he had sexually harassed current and former female state employees, Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo announced his intention to resign effective Aug. 24.

Aug 10, 2021
Calls for Cuomo's Resignation Reach Crescendo

While he continued to maintain that he had done nothing wrong, an increasingly beleaguered Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo faced calls for his resignation from lawmakers at all levels after State Attorney General Letitia James announced Tuesday that an independent investigation had concluded that he had "sexually harassed current and former state employees in violation of both federal and state laws."

Aug 4, 2021
Zeldin to Be G.O.P. Nominee for Governor

Representative Lee Zeldin of New York's First Congressional District is the Republican Party's presumptive nominee for governor of New York, following the state party's straw poll of county Republican committees last week. The congressman, who declared his candidacy in April, won more than 85 percent of the vote.

Jul 8, 2021
Fleming Announces 2022 Congressional Bid

Suffolk County Legislator Bridget Fleming, flanked by Democratic and labor leaders, announced her candidacy for the Democratic Party’s nomination for New York’s First Congressional District on Monday.

May 3, 2021