Elections & Politics

Byron Wien Shares Wisdom

Noted prognosticator Byron Wien — U.S. strategist at Morgan Stanley for 21 years and senior adviser to Blackstone Group — has been one of Wall Street’s most influential strategists for decades.

Lys Earns Democratic Committee Support Over Gruber

The East Hampton Democrats voted Friday to support the candidacy of David Lys as the party candidate for a special election this November for a one-year term on the East Hampton Town Board.

Democratic Congressional Hopefuls Speak Out in Advance of Primary

The five candidates running in the June 26 Democratic primary for the chance to take on two-term Republican Lee Zelden in November attended a forum sponsored by the League of Women Voters of the Hamptons on May 24 at Hampton Bays High School.

Schneiderman Announces Campaign for Suffolk Comptroller

Southampton Town Supervisor Jay Schneiderman announced Tuesday morning he will seek the office of Suffolk County Comptroller.

Councilman Lys Declares Candidacy for Special Town Board Election

East Hampton Town Councilman David Lys, who was appointed in January to fill the town board seat vacated when Peter Van Scoyoc was elected supervisor, on Sunday declared his intent to formally run to retain his seat come Election Day this November.

Sag Harbor Village Trustee Race To Be Uncontested

The race in Sag Harbor for two seats on the village board of trustees is officially uncontested, as only two candidates filed petitions seeking to serve by the deadline on Tuesday evening.

Larocca and Gardella To Seek Election to Board of Trustees

Incumbent James Larocca and former Sag Harbor Fire Department Chief Thomas Gardella will run a joint campaign under the Windmill Party banner for seats on the Sag Harbor Village Board of Trustees this spring.

Congressional Democratic Hopefuls Audition For the Party Faithful

Six Democratic candidates hoping to unseat Republican U.S. Representative Lee Zeldin in November gathered on Friday at St. Michael’s Lutheran Church in Amagansett.
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Zeldin Picks Up Independence Endorsement

Congressman Lee Zeldin, who is seeking his third term as the 1st Congressional District’s representative, picked up a key endorsement this week when he received the endorsement of the Independence Party.

Take Two for Congressional Democratic Candidates’ Forum

After a nor’easter struck Long Island last week, the committee postponed a candidates’ forum for the many Democrats vying for the opportunity to challenge incumbent U.S. Representative Lee Zeldin in November.

Lawmakers United in Opposition to Offshore Drilling

U.S. Representative Lee Zeldin was joined by state and local political leaders, environmentalists and business representatives on Friday in calling for bipartisan opposition to the decision of the federal government to open most federal waters in the Atlantic Ocean to oil and gas exploration.

East Hampton Town Board to Appoint David Lys to Open Town Council Seat

The East Hampton Town Board will appoint David Lys to fill the vacant Town Council seat during its Thursday, January 18 meeting at 6:30...

Congressional Hopefuls Square Off in Progressive Caucus Forum

Health care, military spending, foreign policy and immigration reform were just some of the topics six Congressional hopefuls discussed on Saturday.

On Anniversary of Women’s March on Washington, “Sister March” Again Planned in Sag Harbor

Sag Harbor will once again be the site of a “sister march” to the national Women’s March, to be held on Saturday, January 20.

Republicans Name Vorpahl “Woman of the Year”

Mary Vorpahl was honored by the East Hampton Town Republican Committee as its nominee for Suffolk County Woman of the Year.

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Former Ross School Lower Campus Hits Real Estate Market for Nearly $10 Million

The Ross School’s former Lower School campus on Butter Lane in Bridgehampton hit the real estate market on Thursday, listed at $9,995,000 with Compass Real Estate.

New Public Hearing Planned for West Water Street Townhouses

Developer Jay Bialsky’s proposed townhouse development at 2 West Water Street is officially slated for a new public hearing before the Sag Harbor Board of Historic Presentation and Architectural Review.

Killer Bees Win Suffolk ‘D’ Title and Advance to Fight Another Day

This year’s batch of Killer Bees began the journey anew on Wednesday with a 61-49 win over Shelter Island to claim the Suffolk County Class D Championship.