Road to the Election 2018

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.
With less than three weeks until the high-stakes midterm elections, political activists in New York State’s First Congressional District have decided to meet young voters where they spend significant amounts of time: on social media.
According to figures filed earlier this month, the Democratic candidate for East Hampton Town Board, David Lys, has a substantial financial edge over his Republican opponent, Manny Vilar.
Two sons of immigrants presented a case for their election to the East Hampton Town Board last Thursday as the East Hampton Clericus hosted David Lys and Manny Vilar at Calvary Baptist Church in East Hampton.
East Hampton Town Councilman David Lys and his challenger, Manny Vilar, will meet in a debate. The League of Women Voters of the Hamptons has scheduled three debates ahead of the Nov. 6 election.
VoteHamptonNY, a nonpartisan interfaith initiative formed by the East Hampton Clericus in April to promote voter registration, engagement, and turnout, will host a forum for the candidates for East Hampton Town Board tonight at 7 at Calvary Baptist Church in East Hampton.
Gathering for Schneiderman A fund-raising event for Jay Schneiderman’s campaign for Suffolk County comptroller, which is expected to be the last before November’s election, will be held tomorrow. County Executive Steve Bellone will join...
Would-be New York voters have until the end of the day tomorrow to register to be eligible for the Nov. 6 election.

Would-be New York voters have until the end of the day Friday, Oct. 12, to register for the Nov. 6 election. A Department of Motor Vehicles online form where state residents with driver licenses or non-driver identification cards can register or change their party affiliation
VoteHamptonNY, a nonpartisan interfaith initiative formed by the East Hampton Clericus in April to promote voter registration, engagement, and turnout, will host a forum for the candidates for East Hampton Town Board on Thursday at 7 p.m. at Calvary Baptist Church in East Hampton.
Assemblyman Fred. W. Thiele Jr. has picked up two more endorsements as he runs to keep the seat he has held since 1996.
An organization founded by former Representative Gabrielle Giffords, who was critically wounded in a mass shooting in her Arizona district in 2011, has endorsed Perry Gershon’s campaign to unseat Representative Lee Zeldin in the Nov. 6 election to represent New York’s First Congressional District.