Elections & Politics

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.
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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.

Ahearn, Palumbo Vie For 1st District State Senate Seat

Republican 2nd District State Assemblyman Anthony Palumbo and Democrat Laura Ahearn, the executive director of not-for-profit the Crime Victim’s Center, will face off in the November 3 election for the right to replace veteran Republican 1st District State Senator Kenneth P. LaValle, who announced his retirement earlier this year.

Voters To Consider Two Suffolk County Ballot Propositions

Voters To Consider Two Suffolk County Ballot Propositions

Readers Questions About Voting This Year Answered

As the window opens on Saturday for the opportunity to start casting ballots in person, many voters find themselves wondering about the process. The Press...

Early Voting Begins Saturday, A First For Presidential Elections In New York

New York State voters may begin casting their ballots in the 2020 election this coming weekend, the first time the state has offered early voting in a federal election year.

Zeldin, Goroff Trade Views And ‘Fact’ Attacks In Virtual Debate Monday

The first debate between U.S. Representative Lee Zeldin and his challenger Dr. Nancy Goroff laid out their thinking on weighty matters of national importance, from the coronavirus pandemic and education inequality to health insurance and immigration that laid bare stark differences between the candidates in their views of the world today.

MAGA-Gras Parade To Montauk Supports President Trump’s Reelection Campaign

Thousands of supporters of President Trump paraded in their cars from Seaford to the Montauk Lighthouse on Sunday.

Fire Truck Sends Conflicting Message At Pro-Trump Parade

Former Sag Harbor Mayor Brian Gilbride set off an alarm Sunday when he drove a retired Sag Harbor Fire Department truck in a parade of President Trump supporters that traveled across Long Island to the Montauk Lighthouse.

Virtual Debates Begin Next Week For Congressional And State Races

The two candidates for New York’s 1st Congressional District seat and for the New York State Senate will face off in virtual debates over the next two weeks, ahead of Election Day on November 3.

Diat Ousts Fiore In North Haven

Challenger Terie Diat defeated incumbent Chris Fiore for a one-year term on the North Haven Village Board on Tuesday.

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