Elections & Politics

Race for Davis’s Seat in North Haven Village is Contested

Two candidates are vying for one Village Board seat while three are running unopposed in the North Haven municipal election slated for Tuesday, September 15.

President Donald Trump Thunders Into Southampton For Four-Hour Fundraising Jaunt

President Donald Trump made a brief fundraising swing through the Hamptons on Saturday, making appearances at two parties that campaign officials have said would generate $15 million in donations to his reelection campaign.

Goroff Wants To Move From Classroom To Congress

Goroff Wants To Move From Classroom To Congress

After A Life Of Advocating For Vulnerable, Ahearn Sets Sights On State Senate

After A Life Of Advocating For Vulnerable, Ahearn Sets Sights On State Senate

Goroff Wins Democratic Congressional Primary; Ahearn Victorious In Senate Seat Bid

Goroff Wins Democratic Congressional Primary; Ahearn Victorious In Senate Seat Bid

Gershon, Ahearn Lead At Polls, But Mountain Of Absentee Ballots Remain To Be Counted

With thousands of absentee ballots outstanding — an estimated 85,000 have already been received by the Suffolk County Board of Elections and more are expected to arrive in the coming days — the final results of Tuesday’s Democratic primary races may not be known for two weeks.

Voting Options In Democratic Primary

Registered Democrats have the opportunity this week and next to cast their ballots in a four-way race for the 1st District Congressional nomination to challenge incumbent Republican Lee Zeldin. They can also weigh in on a five-way race for 1st District State Senate and the opportunity to challenge Republican nominee Anthony Palumbo, who currently holds the 2nd District State Assembly seat.

With LaValle Retirement, Democrats See An Opening

In a debate sponsored by the League of Women Voters on Monday, the five hopefuls —Laura Ahearn, Valerie Cartright, Nora Higgins, Skylar Johnson, and Tommy John Schiavoni — sought to differentiate themselves and win the right to face off against Republican Anthony Palumbo, who currently represents the North Fork in the State Assembly, in the November election.

Democratic Candidates To Face Off In League-Sponsored Debates

The League of Women Voters of the Hamptons, Shelter Island & North Fork will hold a pair of Democratic primary debates via Zoom and SEA-TV in Southampton next month.

Democrats Hope To Land Blows In A Virtual Congressional Campaign

Suffolk County Legislator Bridget Fleming, East Hampton businessman Perry Gershon, and Stony Brook University chemistry professor Nancy Goroff, the three Democratic challengers, have been forced to abandon live campaign rallies, candidate forums, fundraising events, and even door-to-door canvassing during the shutdown caused by the coronavirus pandemic.

Schneiderman, Bouvier Endorse Fleming In Bid For Democratic Nomination For 1st District Seat

On Monday, Southampton Town Supervisor Jay Schneiderman and Town Councilman John Bouvier announced their support for Ms. Fleming in the 1st Congressional District race.

And Dave Driscoll Makes It Seven, In Growing East Hampton Village Election Scrum

On Saturday, Village Trustee and mayoral candidate Arthur Graham announced that he will now be running in tandem with a new candidate, David Driscoll, who will join a now four-way race for one of two trustee seats that will be on the ballot.

Former Schivaoni Campaign Staffer Claims She Was Victim Of Sexual Harassment

The former director of interns for Tommy John Schiavoni’s State Senate campaign claimed in a Facebook post this week that she was the victim of sexual harassment by Brookhaven Town Democratic Committee members — and was fired from her paid position because she reported the harassment.

Tommy John Schiavoni Endorsed By East End Supervisors For State Senate Bid

Southampton Town Board member and State Senate hopeful Tommy John Schiavoni announced this week that he has received three key endorsements in his bid to seek the Democratic nomination for the 1st District Senate seat.

Assemblyman Anthony Palumbo Announces Bid For LaValle’s Seat

Just weeks after State Senator Kenneth P. LaValle announced he was not seeking reelection to his post, after serving the 1st District of New York for 44 years, Assemblyman Anthony Palumbo, a Republican like Mr. LaValle, has thrown his name into the mix as a candidate for the seat.

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See Oscar Nominees on the Big Screen

In advance of the Academy Awards ceremony on Sunday, April 25, the Sag Harbor Cinema is hosting special theatrical viewings of Oscar-nominated films, providing an opportunity to see these movies on the big screen, the way the filmmakers intended. Starting April 16, Sag Harbor Cinema’s soft-opening program continues with screenings of all the 2021 Best Picture nominees, plus special Saturday and Sunday matinées, featuring one of the nominees for Best Documentary.

A Living Room Drama Comes to Guild Hall’s Back Yard

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