Politics

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.
Lawrence M. Zacarese, an assistant chief of the Stony Brook University police, and Errol Toulon Jr., a former New York City deputy corrections commissioner, are vying for the position in what has shaped up to be one of the most lively county races of the year.
Manny Vilar is a first sergeant with the New York State Parks police and president of Police Benevolent Association of New York State. He is running for East Hampton Town supervisor, his first try at an elected office.
Timothy Sini, the Democratic, Conservative, Working Families, and Independence candidate, and Ray Perini, who will appear on the Republican and Reform Party lines, each hope to be elected to replace Suffolk District Attorney Thomas Spota.
Absentee ballots can be requested by mail until Tuesday. They are due back by Nov. 14.
Southampton Town Supervisor Jay Schneiderman has filed paperwork to switch his political registration to Democratic. The change will not take effect until after the Nov. 7 election, in which he hopes to be re-elected on the Independence and Democratic lines.
Having served four four-year terms as an East Hampton Town assessor, Eugene DePasquale, the Democratic incumbent, is vying for re-election. His opponent is Tina Silverman of East Hampton, a newcomer to local politics.  “I think we could...
Republican party Saturday, Democrats offer free coffee in Springs
The trustees, a governing body distinct from the East Hampton Town Board, were granted jurisdiction over the town's common lands, including many of its beaches, bottomlands, and waterways, by the Dongan Patent of 1686. Eighteen candidates will vie on Nov. 7 for nine seats.

People who are already registered to vote in the Nov. 7 election but will be out of their voting district or otherwise unable to get to the polls have until Oct. 31 to mail their applications for absentee ballots to the Suffolk County Board of...