Politics

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.
With the June 26 primary election fast approaching, the five Democratic candidates seeking to challenge Representative Lee Zeldin in New York’s First Congressional District were measured in their remarks at a debate last Thursday at Hampton Bays...
A Suffolk County Supreme Court judge has dismissed a lawsuit brought by Rona Klopman, a member of the East Hampton Democratic Committee and candidate for chairwoman, seeking to determine the committee's "true current membership," which Ms. Klopman...
Jay Schneiderman, the Southampton Town supervisor and former East Hampton Town supervisor, hopes to win the Democratic nomination for Suffolk County comptroller.
Councilman David Lys, who was appointed to the town board in January, on Sunday announced his intention to stand for election in November on the Democratic ticket, acknowledging that he could face a primary fight.
“I fight, I’m stubborn,” Kate Browning told those attending a congressional candidates forum at St. Michael’s Lutheran Church in Amagansett last month. “I never give up, I never back down. That’s why I can beat Lee Zeldin.”
People spanning the age spectrum and from across the East End gathered in Sag Harbor for the second annual women's march there.
The Suffolk County Board of Elections on Wednesday certified results for the Nov. 7 election, and the winners remain unchanged in East Hampton Town.
Julie R. Lofstad and Thomas John Schiavoni, won two open town board seats, ousting Stan Glinka, the Republican incumbent.
Timothy D. Sini, a 37-year-old Democrat serving as the Suffolk County police commissioner, handily won the race for Suffolk district attorney Tuesday night, but the sheriff's race is razor thin.

Francis J Bock (DEM, WOR) 3,783 7.89%
Republican incumbent Stan Glinka lost his re-election bid Tuesday night, if unofficial results from the Suffolk County Board of Elections Tuesday night stand.
Democrats in East Hampton Town have swept the races for town supervisor and town board, with Peter Van Scoyoc holding a decisive lead over his opponent, Manny Vilar, in the race for supervisor.