Politics



House campaign committee calls race winnable

The state deadline for mail-in voter registration for the Nov. 6 general election is Oct. 12. Durell Godfrey

In a big win for her chairmanship, the East Hampton Town Democratic Committee's Cate Rogers, center, was re-elected to the committee last Thursday, as were Andy Harris, left, and Connie Cortese, right. Durell Godfrey

Reform Democrats fall short in push to remake party
David Lys celebrated his primary victory on Thursday night with his wife, Rachel. Durell Godfrey
Cate Rogers, left, chairwoman of the Democratic Committee, pored over early primary results with Denise Savarese and Christopher Kelley at Rowdy Hall on Thursday night.Christopher Walsh

Elections board cracks case of missing write-in
David Lys and David Gruber, shown at a debate last week, square off in today’s Democratic Party primary election. Durell Godfrey


The Democratic primary will be held on Thursday. Durell Godfrey
A Suffolk County Board of Elections breakdown of East Hampton votes for president in 2016 shows under the “Scattering” column that 85 write-in votes were cast here.

Town board hopefuls mirror party split
Councilman David Lys, who hopes to hold on to his seat and win the Democratic primary, and David Gruber, who is challenging him for the Democratic nomination, debated the issues in an event sponsored by the East Hampton Group for Good Government on Tuesday. Durell Godfrey