Elections & Politics

Election Guide 2015: Southampton Town Board

Like in East Hampton, the council members serve four-year terms and do not have term limits. Seeing as there are 16 hamlets and seven villages within the town, each member of the board acts as liaison to a few hamlets, and their salary last year was $62,000.

Election Guide 2015: East Hampton Town Board

Four board members, along with the supervisor, make up the town board, where the town’s legislative power lies.

Election Guide 2015: East Hampton Town Supervisor

The supervisor in East Hampton is the chief fiscal officer and presiding member of the town board for the five hamlets in the 70-square mile town.

Endorsements, Contributions for Throne-Holst

The national elections are still a year and a half away, but Southampton Town Supervisor Anna Throne-Holst, who announced in May she would challenge freshman Republican U.S. Representative Lee Zeldin, has been lining up the endorsements.

Sandra Schroeder Elected Mayor of Sag Harbor

Sandra Schroeder, who began her career in Sag Harbor government decades ago as a secretary to then Village Clerk Joan Feehan before being elected trustee last year, continued her political ascent when she was elected mayor by a comfortable margin on Tuesday. Ms. Schroeder defeated Trustee Robby Stein, a six-year veteran on the village board, by a 338 to 281 margin. Incumbent Trustees Ed Deyermond and Ken O’Donnell, who ran unopposed, received 454 and 427 votes, respectively.

Development, Water Quality & Communication Top Sag Harbor Mayoral Candidate Priorities

Almost 100 people filled the basement of the Old Whalers’ Church Sunday afternoon to hear Sag Harbor mayoral candidates Sandra Schroeder and Robby Stein discuss historic preservation, water quality, and the wholesale changes both promised to bring to government if elected to lead the village board next Tuesday, June 16.

Sag Harbor Mayoral Candidate Profile: Sandra Schroeder

A Sag Harbor native, Sandra Schroeder worked for the village for many years, starting in the office of former village clerk Joan Feehan before...

Sag Harbor Mayoral Candidate Profile: Dr. Robby Stein

Robby Stein, a psychotherapist, was appointed to the Sag Harbor Village Board by Mayor Brian Gilbride in 2009 and has been elected to three...

Sag Harbor Trustee Candidate Profile: Ed Deyermond

Ed Deyermond has led a career in public service, serving as an assessor in East Hampton Town, two stints as sole assessor in Southampton...

Sag Harbor Trustee Candidate Profile: Ken O’Donnell

The owner of La Superica restaurant, Ken O’Donnell said the catalyst for his first run for village trustee in 2013 was the possibility that...

Sag Harbor Justice Candidate Profile: Lisa Rana

East Hampton Town Justice Lisa Rana, who has served as the backup judge for the Sag Harbor Village Justice Court since it was launched...

Sag Harbor Justice Candidate Profile: Stephen Grossman

Stephen Grossman had just finished a fellowship at George Washington University working with the Veterans Administration  in 1980 when, back home on Long Island,...

Sag Harbor Justice Candidate Profile: Michael Bromberg

Michael Bromberg, a retired lawyer who has served on both the Sag Harbor School Board and Village Zoning Board of Appeals, is running for...

It’s Official: Schneiderman To Head Southampton Democratic Ticket

The game of political musical chairs continues in Southampton Town, where County Legislator Jay Schneiderman, a member of the Independence Party, was officially nominated as its town supervisor candidate by the Southampton Town Democratic Committee at its convention on Wednesday night at 230 Elm Street in Southampton.

Schiavoni Leads Sag Harbor Candidates in School Board Race as Budget & Incumbents Win...

A vote of confidence was clearly levied Tuesday night in the Sag Harbor School District, as residents turned out overwhelmingly in favor of the 2015-16 budget and re-elected two incumbents and one newcomer to the school board by landslide margins. Bridgehampton voters also overwhelmingly supported that district’s budget and re-elected three board members who ran unopposed.

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