Home News Elections & Politics

Elections & Politics

East Hampton Democrats Will Not Endorse Bragman For Re-Election

East Hampton Town Councilman Jeffrey Bragman said on Wednesday that he will not be endorsed by the East Hampton Town Democratic Committee to be a candidate for re-election to a second term on the Town Board.

Southampton Democrats Announce Their Slate

Joining Mr. Schneiderman on the ticket for Town Board will be incumbent Tommy John Schiavoni of North Haven and Robin Long of Hampton Bays, an attorney with an office in Southampton.

Van Scoyoc. Burke-Gonzalez Say They Will Seek Third Terms On East Hampton Town Board

Van Scoyoc. Burke-Gonzalez Say They Will Seek Third Terms On East Hampton Town Board

Rules Change Will Pose Obstacle For Independence Party

Rules Change Will Pose Obstacle For Independence Party

Southampton Parties Screening Candidates For November Races

As local political parties complete the screening process for the November election, Southampton Town Democrats are already faced with replacing two incumbents who have decided to not seek reelection.

ANALYSIS: Lee Zeldin’s House Floor Speech On Election Was Deficient In Facts

U.S. Representative Lee Zeldin of Shirley joined a majority of his fellow House Republicans in a failed bid to reject Arizona’s and Pennsylvania’s electoral ballots for President-elect Joe Biden on Wednesday, January 6. After rioters were removed from the Capitol Building and Congress’s work could resume, Mr. Zeldin made the case for his objections in a floor speech that was at times counter-factual and often lacking in context.

UPDATE: Zeldin Defends Objections In Wake Of Rioting; Predecessor Calls Stance ‘Perpetuation Of A...

Mr. Zeldin and two of New York’s six other Republican representatives were among the 121 members of the House, all Republicans, who voted to object to the acceptance of the Electoral College votes in favor of seating President-elect Joseph Biden.

Zeldin Still Not Acknowledging Biden Victory, Defends Trump Attacks On Election

U.S. Representative Lee Zeldin defended President Donald Trump’s attacks on the American electoral system this week while also joining with the president in refusing to recognize Joe Biden as the president-elect.

Election 2020 Saw Record-Setting Turnout In Suffolk; Even Split Of Support For Trump, Biden

Turnout for the 2020 election soared in Suffolk County and on the East End to the highest level in decades, with more than 75 percent of registered voters casting ballots, and more than 80 percent in some towns.

Kotz, Grimes Ride Huge Turnouts To Fire Commissioner Election Wins In Bridgehampton And Springs

Elizabeth Whelan Kotz and Peter Grimes were elected fire commissioners in the Bridgehampton and Springs fire districts, respectively, on Tuesday night — both on the back of almost unprecedentedly large turnout for such elections.

Two Vying For Bridgehampton Fire Commissioner Seat In Historic Race

Residents of the Bridgehampton Fire District will vote next Tuesday in a contested race for fire commissioner — a race that includes the department’s first female candidate for the position in the department’s 125-year history.

Sartain Wins Southampton Justice Seat; Zeldin, Palumbo Cement Victories

Southampton Town Justice Karen Sartain will retain her seat on the bench after the counting of absentee ballots lifted her past her Republican challenger, Patrick Gunn, in vote totals.

Zeldin Defends Trump Refusal To Concede, Says All Allegations Should Be Investigated Regardless Of...

Zeldin Defends Trump Refusal To Concede, Says All Allegations Should Be Investigated Regardless Of Scale

County Executive Planning To Fight Pine Barrens Society Over Enforcing Passage Of Proposition 2

County Executive Planning To Fight Pine Barrens Society Over Enforcing Passage Of Proposition 2

UPDATE: Early Voting Site Cluster Grows From 10 To 11 Cases; Voters At ‘Extremely...

The early voting site at the Stony Brook Southampton college campus has been linked to a cluster of COVID-19 infections.

Latest Articles

27speaks podcast logo

27Speaks: The Show Must Go On! Plans Are Revealed For New Bay Street Theater

In this week’s edition of 27Speaks, the editors talk about Bay Street Theater’s recently revealed plans for its new theater in Sag Harbor, and plans to purchase the adjoining “Fort Apache” building and plans to demolish it and add it to the John Steinbeck Memorial Park.

Pierson/Bridgehampton Girls Volleyball Blanks Greenport, Roller Coaster Season Continues This Weekend

It’s been a roller coaster of a season for the Pierson/Bridgehampton girls volleyball team. After starting the season with five consecutive losses, the Whalers quickly...

Zeldin Will Challenge Cuomo For Governor

U.S. Representative Lee Zeldin announced on Thursday, April 8, that he would challenge embattled Governor Andrew Cuomo in 2022.