Road to the Election 2018

East Hampton Town Councilman David Lys, who was appointed to the town board in January, was elected in his own right on Tuesday, defeating his challenger, Manny Vilar, with a decisive 69.3 percent of the vote.
Representative Lee Zeldin's campaign announced that he would cast his ballot with his wife and children tomorrow at the Mastic Beach Firehouse. Perry Gershon plans to attend an election night gathering at the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers union hall in Hauppauge after voting in East Hampton.
Two days removed from the latest mass shooting and with a fresh backdrop of domestic terrorism directed at Democratic leaders who are frequent targets of President Trump’s rhetoric, gun policy and other national issues dominated Monday’s debate between Representative Lee Zeldin and his challenger, Perry Gershon.
Congressional campaign committees are required to give records of their fund-raising and spending to the Federal Election Commission each quarter. Zeldin for Congress has dutifully sent reports to Washington since 2014. An examination of these by The Star showed that the campaign’s travel spending outpaced that of other...
Dozens of campaign signs for Perry Gershon, the Democratic candidate for New York’s First Congressional District, were vandalized last weekend.
New Yorkers Against Gun Violence has endorsed Senator Kirsten Gillibrand and Perry Gershon. The New York League of Conservation Voters has endorsed Perry Gershon for Congress. The East Hampton Democratic Committee and the Friends of David Lys will hold a campaign rally tomorrow from 6 to 8 p.m. at the American Legion Hall...
Tuesday is Election Day, with candidates on the ballot here for town, county, state, and federal offices. Voting takes place from 6 a.m. to 9 p.m.
East Hampton Town Councilman David Lys and Manny Vilar, who is challenging him for a seat on the town board, were in broad agreement on a range of topics at a debate hosted by the East Hampton Group for Good Government on Tuesday at the East Hampton Library.
The New York Times has endorsed Perry Gershon in his campaign to unseat Representative Lee Zeldin in New York’s First Congressional District.
Representative Lee Zeldin, New York’s First Congressional District congressman, and Perry Gershon, the Dem­ocrat who is challenging him, will meet in what is expected to be their only face-to-face debate before an audience on Monday from 7 to 9 p.m. at Hampton Bays High School.
The campaign funds of the two House of Representatives hopefuls in the First Congressional District are within spitting distance of each other, according to the most recent reporting.
The race to represent New York’s First Congressional District was roiled by accusations of fraud by both candidates this week, with mailings sent to voters being at the heart of dual controversies.
Weeks before the Nov. 6 election, Representative Lee Zeldin holds an eight-point lead over his challenger, Perry Gershon of East Hampton, in the race to represent New York’s First Congressional District, according to a New York Times Upshot/Siena College poll released last week.