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Election 2022

It's Now a Three-Way G.O.P. Race in First District

The Aug. 23 Republican primary for the nomination to represent New York’s First Congressional District may have a third candidate following last week’s campaign announcement by Michelle Bond, who is the chief executive officer of the Association for Digital Asset Markets.

Jun 23, 2022
New Voting Guide Is Online

The League of Women Voters of the Hamptons, Shelter Island, and North Fork has announced that the New York State League’s online voters guide, at, is live with nonpartisan information on the Democratic and Republican candidates for the June 28 state primary election for governor and lieutenant governor.

Jun 16, 2022
Hochul, Zeldin in the Lead in Governor's Race

Gov. Kathy Hochul and Representative Lee Zeldin are comfortably ahead of their respective challengers in the June 28 primary election for governor of New York, according to a poll conducted last Thursday and Friday and released on Monday.

Jun 16, 2022
Hochul Signs a Raft of Gun Laws

New York State Gov. Kathy Hochul signed a package of 10 bills aimed at reducing gun violence on Monday. Her key challenger, Representative Lee Zeldin of New York’s First Congressional District, said at a campaign event last month that a raft of laws regulating possession of guns should be overturned.

Jun 8, 2022
New District Maps Deal a Blow to State's Democrats

A New York State Supreme Court judge certified the 2022 congressional and State Senate district maps on Friday, dealing a blow to Democrats who had sought to gain seats through district remapping drawn by the Democratic-dominated State Legislature in February. 

May 26, 2022
Maps Tossed, Primaries Postponed

Following the New York State Court of Appeals ruling last week that the Democratic-controlled State Legislature’s redrawing of congressional and State Senate districts violated the State Constitution, New York’s primary elections will be postponed from June to August 23 as a neutral expert draws new district maps.

May 5, 2022
'Save Our State' Meetup Is Wednesday

Suffolk County District Attorney Ray Tierney, along with Nick LaLota, a Republican seeking election in the First Congressional District, and Alison Esposito, who is in the running for the role of New York State's lieutenant governor on Lee Zeldin's ticket, will hold a community event addressing crime, quality of life, and criminal justice on Wednesday evening.

Apr 26, 2022
Krupski Endorses Fleming for C.D. 1

uffolk County Legislator Al Krupski, who represents the Towns of Southold and Riverhead and parts of Brookhaven Town, has endorsed Legislator Bridget Fleming’s candidacy for the Democratic nomination to represent New York’s First Congressional District.

Mar 3, 2022
County Republicans Back LaLota for Congress

The Suffolk County Republican Party has endorsed Nick LaLota, chief of staff of the County Legislature’s presiding officer and a former commissioner at the Suffolk Board of Elections, as its nominee to represent New York’s First Congressional District in Washington, D.C. The move, coming right on the heels of Mr. LaLota’s announcing his candidacy, drew a rebuke from another contestant for the seat.

Mar 3, 2022
Zeldin Gets G.O.P. Nod for Governor

Representative Lee Zeldin of New York’s First Congressional District was named the Republican candidate for governor of New York at the State Republican Party’s convention, held in Garden City on Monday and Tuesday.

Mar 3, 2022
Fleming, Hahn Each Win New Endorsements

In the race for the Democratic Party’s nomination to represent New York’s First Congressional District, Suffolk County Legislators Bridget Fleming and Kara Hahn have each picked up new endorsements.

Feb 10, 2022
New District Maps Favor Democrats

With control of the United States House of Representatives potentially hanging in the balance, the New York State Legislature voted last week to redraw the state’s congressional districts in a way that makes a Democratic gain of three seats more likely.

Feb 10, 2022