Politics

Julie Lofstad will fill a vacancy on the Southampton Town Board after winning a special election on Tuesday. Julie Lofstad campaign







Brian Byrnes, left, an East Hampton Town trustee who had fallen just short of victory on Election Night, was apparently re-elected after an unofficial count of absentee ballots, while Sean McCaffrey, right,also an incumbent, was ousted.

Bridget Fleming, a sitting Southampton Town Board member, was elected on Tuesday to her first term in the Suffolk Legislature. Carissa Katz