Road to the Election 2018

If a “blue wave” is coming in November, it could strike our South Fork shores, largely due to a recent surge in youth voter registration.
“We are going to win in November!” Perry Gershon told a lively gathering of East Hampton Democrats on Aug. 15 at the East Hampton Presbyterian Church. “Our time has come!” The Democratic Party is energized and united, he told the assembled, and “We are all in to see Lee Zeldin out.”
With the Nov. 6 election for a seat on the East Hampton Town Board barely 10 weeks away, party officials are lobbing charges and countercharges of fraudulent nominating petitions.
An interfaith forum on morality will proceed as planned Monday night, but one of its invited guests, Representative Lee Zeldin, will not be there.
Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone has endorsed Perry Gershon’s campaign to represent New York’s First Congressional District. Mr. Gershon, who lives in East Hampton, won the June 26 Democratic primary and will challenge the incumbent, Representative Lee Zeldin, in the Nov. 6 election.
Democrats on the South Fork will have to “fight in a way that we’ve never been asked to before” to elect Perry Gershon, the party’s candidate to represent New York’s First Congressional District, the actor Alec Baldwin said at an Easts Hampton fund-raiser on Sunday.
Perry Gershon of East Hampton is the apparent winner in New York's First Congressional District primary election and will be the Democratic Party's nominee to challenge Representative Lee Zeldin in the midterm election on Nov. 6.
Registered Democrats in the First Congressional District will go to polling stations on Tuesday to choose a candidate to face Representative Lee Zeldin in the Nov. 6 general election. Polls open at 6 a.m. and close at 9 p.m. Absentee ballots must be postmarked by Monday.
Suffolk County Legislator Al Krupski has endorsed Kate Browning, who is seeking the Democratic Party’s nomination to challenge Representative Lee Zeldin.
America New York and New Jersey State Conference, as well as TWU AFL-CIO Local 252, has endorsed Representative Lee Zeldin’s re-election effort. The groups represent almost 140,000 members in the airline, railroad, transit, university, utilities, services, and gaming sectors.
Perry Gershon, a Democratic candidate hoping to challenge First District Representative Lee Zeldin in the midterm election, told supporters on Saturday that his campaign’s polling indicates he and Kate Browning are neck and neck for the Democratic nomination.
A cold calculus has dominated the unusual multi-candidate Democratic primary in New York’s First Congressional District this year. Of seemingly more concern to many active party members is who stands the best chance of defeating the incumbent, Representative Lee Zeldin, rather than determining who may be the most qualified.
Perry Gershon, a candidate for the Democratic nomination to challenge First District Representative Lee Zeldin in the midterm election, spoke to supporters on Saturday morning.