Home News Elections & Politics

Elections & Politics

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.

Zeldin Win Assured, Palumbo Holds Wide Lead Amid Large Turnout And Strong Republican Showing...

U.S. Representative Lee Zeldin, a Republican, appears certain to win reelection to a fourth term in Congress, even with tens of thousands of heavily-Democratic absentee ballots left to be counted, thanks to a strong Republican showing at in-person polling.

Election Day Update: Zeldin Declares Victory, Palumbo Holds Broad Lead

Polls are open from 6 a.m. to 9 p.m. on Tuesday, following over a week of early voting. A record number of mail-in absentee ballots have already been filed or are expected to be submitted or postmarked by Tuesday.

The Express News Group Presents 27Speaks, A Weekly Podcast: October 29 Edition

In this week’s edition of 27Speaks, the editors, who are joined by senior staff writer Michael Wright, talk about voting — early voting, their first times voting, the voting process and all other things voting.

Two In Contention For Southampton Town Justice

Two candidates are in contention for a seat on the bench in Southampton Town Justice Court — Patrick Gunn and Karen Sartain.

Thousands Turn Out For Early Voting In Southampton And East Hampton As Election Day...

With five days still to go before Election Day, November 3, thousands of South Fork residents have already cast their ballots at early voting polling places in East Hampton, Southampton and Riverhead.

VIDEO: Express News Group Hosts 1st Congressional District Debate

The Express News Group hosted a debate on Monday night, October 26, between the two candidates for the 1st Congressional District, incumbent Republican Lee Zeldin and his Democratic challenger Nancy Goroff.

Latest Articles

Pilots Group Says East Hampton Airport Drives $77 Million Into Local Economy, Supports 800...

A pilots group this week released an economic study it commissioned that says the people who arrive in the Hamptons each year through East Hampton Airport drive nearly $80 million in spending and support more than 800 jobs.

Bridgehampton Copes With Flurry Of COVID-19 Cases

The Bridgehampton School, which currently has a total enrollment of only 211 students, has been dealing with a growing number of COVID-19 cases in recent weeks.

Suffolk Worst In Continued Rise In COVID-19 Infections, Hospitalizations

One year after the first cases of COVID-19 were identified in the United States, Long Island continued to be the worst hot spot in New York State for the spread of the coronavirus this week — posting the highest infection rates, the highest hospitalization rate and the most new cases outside of New York City.