Politics

An anonymous limited-liability company backed by wealthy homeowners who take helicopters to and from East Hampton has contributed half of all money raised by Republicans in their bid to gain control of Town Hall.
Shall there be a convention to revise the Constitution and amend the same? This is the first of three questions that will be put to New York State voters on Tuesday, appearing on the flip side of the election ballots.
Tuesday may be an off-year Election Day as far as national and New York State elections are concerned, but for Long Island’s townships the stakes are high.
Voter turnout will be high among East Hampton’s senior citizens, according to an informal poll taken early this week, but most of those gathered at the town’s senior citizens center on Monday were tight-lipped as to their opinions of the 2017...
Councilman Peter Van Scoyoc, who would like to step up as East Hampton Town supervisor, is the deputy town supervisor.
Paul Giardina is a nuclear engineer by training and was with the Environmental Protection Agency Region 2 Office of Indoor Air and Radiation in New York City before his retirement in 2016.
A member of the Independence Party, Gerard Larsen is on the Republican and Conservative Party tickets. Mr. Larsen, who is known as Jerry, recently retired from the East Hampton Village Police Department, where he was chief for 13 years.
Jay Schneiderman is hoping for a second term as Southampton Town supervisor, saying there is a long list of his accomplishments, while Ray Overton, who was tapped by the Southampton Town Republican Committee to run for the top spot, is pointing to...
For a first-term East Hampton Town Board member, Kathee Burke-Gonzalez has had a full plate.
Manny Vilar, the Republican and Conservative Party candidate for East Hampton Town supervisor, is an East Hampton native and lifelong resident who is a first sergeant in the New York State Parks Police.
Jeff Bragman is seeking a seat on the East Hampton Town Board, running on the Democratic, Working Families, and Independence ballot lines.
In addition to the supervisor’s race, Southampton voters are contemplating other contests, with two seats open on the town board and two incumbents hoping to hang on to their positions.
The East Hampton Town Democratic Committee will host a campaign rally with food, live music, and drinks on Sunday from 5 to 7 p.m. at the East Hampton Neighborhood House on Three Mile Harbor Road.