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Election 2023

County Republicans Tap Vilar for Legislature Seat

The Suffolk County Republican Committee has nominated Manny Vilar of Springs, a retired state parks police officer who is the chairman of the East Hampton Town Republican Committee, to run for the Second Legislative District seat.

Feb 28, 2023
Fleming Not Running for County Legislature, Endorses Ann Welker as Successor

Suffolk County Legislator Bridget Fleming announced Thursday that she will not seek re-election to the Second Legislative District this year, and that she is endorsing Ann Welker of the Southampton Town Trustees to succeed her in office on the Democratic ticket.

Feb 23, 2023
Town Parties Name Their Top 2023 Candidates

Having received the unanimous support of the East Hampton Town Democratic Committee, Kathee Burke-Gonzalez will lead the Democrats’ 2023 ticket as its pick for town supervisor. The East Hampton Town Republican Committee has selected Gretta Leon, a newcomer to town politics, to run against Ms. Burke-Gonzalez.

Feb 16, 2023
East Hampton Democrats Announce 2023 Slate

Kathee Burke-Gonzalez will lead the East Hampton Town Democrats' 2023 ticket as their pick for town supervisor, with David Lys, an incumbent councilman, and Tom Flight of Montauk joining her at the top of the ticket.

Feb 12, 2023
For County Executive, So Far Calone Stands Alone

Dave Calone, a former chairman of the Suffolk County Planning Commission who has a background in law and business, is officially the Suffolk County Democratic Committee’s candidate of choice for county executive. Southampton Town Supervisor Jay Schneiderman, who told The Southampton Press late last year that he was considering running for county executive, confirmed Sunday that he has opted not to run.

Jan 26, 2023
As Supervisor Opts Out, Board Members Announce Intentions

Two incumbents, East Hampton Town Supervisor Peter Van Scoyoc and Councilwoman Sylvia Overby, announced this week that they will not run again, while Councilman David Lys confirmed that he will run to keep his seat and Councilwoman Kathee Burke-Gonzalez said she will seek the Democratic nomination for supervisor.

Jan 19, 2023
Van Scoyoc Will Not Seek Re-Election; Burke-Gonzalez Eyes His Seat

East Hampton Town Supervisor Peter Van Scoyoc announced Friday that he will retire from public service at the end of this year, opting not to seek re-election to a fourth term. His deputy supervisor, Councilwoman Kathee Burke-Gonzalez, will seek the Democrats' nomination for supervisor.

Jan 13, 2023
East Hampton Democrats and Republicans on the Lookout for Candidates

East Hampton Town Democrats and Republicans have put out the call for people interested in running for public office this year.

Jan 13, 2023