Politics

Bridget Fleming received nearly 60 percent of the vote over political newcomer Amos Goodman.
Seven of the nine East Hampton Town Trustees are seeking re-election for additional two-year terms. They include the Republicans Diane McNally, Tim Bock, Sean McCaffrey, and Nat Miller, and the Democrats Deborah Klughers, Brian Byrnes, and Bill...
A 12-year member of the town board who served as its liaison to the trustees and a 10-year veteran of the planning board, Pat Mansir, a Democratic candidate who lives in East Hampton, is making a third run for trustee.
Steven Lynch Jr., a Republican who lives in Springs, is making his first run for office. “I am trying to preserve a part of the community,” he said, “not only for our generation but, most importantly, for future generations....
A 27-year resident of Amagansett, Rona Klopman is seeking her first term as a trustee. Ms. Klopman, a Democrat, said her career as a teacher spurred an interest in public affairs, and she wants to preserve the town’s natural beauty.
Mike Havens, a Republican seeking his first term on the board of trustees, is a third-generation commercial fisherman.
A Montauk native, Jim Grimes, a Republican who founded the landscape design and contracting firm that bears his name, is seeking a first term as a trustee. A member of the town’s nature preserve committee, he worked at the New York Ocean...
A water sports enthusiast and manager of Main Beach Surf and Sport in Wainscott, Rick Drew, a Democrat, is a former information technology consultant. That experience, he said, “can help a new trustee board craft a vision for the trustees that...
A native of East Hampton, Joshua Davidson, a Republican seeking his first term as a trustee, lives in Springs and works for Saskas Surveying Company of East Hampton. He is a nephew of Ms. McNally.
A Democrat who chairs the town’s nature preserve committee, Zachary Cohen of Springs lost the 2011 race for town supervisor by 15 votes. His run for trustee, he said, is an effort to move from an advisory to a decision-making role and a...
Francis Bock is a former trustee, having served two terms including a year as clerk. A Democrat, Mr. Bock works for the town’s Department of Housing and Community Development. Since leaving the trustees in 2009, “I don’t see that...
A former three-term trustee, Joe Bloecker, a Republican, made an unsuccessful bid for town assessor in 2013. He has thrown his hat into the ring once again because “the trustees need experienced help. There’s a lot of stuff going on that...
A native of East Hampton from the Damark family, Tyler Armstrong, a Democrat, said that his study of ecology led to an understanding of “how much everything is connected, and how much people rely on the environment, especially here, where our...