Elections & Politics

Gruber Tossed From Independence Party Line in East Hampton Town Board Race

A Suffolk County Supreme Court judge on Friday tossed out the town board candidate petition filed by the East Hampton Independence Party on behalf of David Gruber.A Suffolk County Supreme Court judge on Friday tossed the town board candidate petition filed by the East Hampton Independence Party on behalf of David Gruber. 
U.S. Rep. Lee Zeldin

Zeldin Announces Endorsements from 18 East End Elected Officials

The Zeldin for Congress campaign announced this week that Congressman Lee Zeldin has received 18 endorsements from elected officials in the five East End towns.

New Court Date Set for Gruber Petition Challenge

New York State Supreme Court Justice Carol MacKenzie set Friday, August 24 for another hearing on a lawsuit alleging that signatures were forged on David Gruber’s petition to become the Independence Party candidate for East Hampton Town Board in the upcoming November election.

Thiele Receives Union Endorsements

New York State Assemblyman Fred W. Thiele Jr. has earned the endorsement of the Civil Service Employees Association and the New York State United Teachers, a federation of more than 1,200 local unions.

Lawsuit Charges Fraud in East Hampton Election Petitions

Manny Vilar, the Republican Party nominee for a seat on the East Hampton Town Board, and Independence Party member Gerard Larsen, have filed a lawsuit alleging that Independence Party members falsified petition signatures in support of David Gruber

Thiele Earns Endorsements from Five Different Political Parties

New York State Assemblyman Fred W. Thiele has been endorsed by five separate political parties in his 2018 bid for re-election.

Primary Battle Set for East Hampton Town Board

Roiling division among Democrats in East Hampton Town has set the stage for a September primary race for candidates hoping to run under the party banner for a one-year term on the East Hampton Town Board.
U.S. Rep. Lee Zeldin

Government: Zeldin Endorsed, Pedestrian Safety, Cupola Restored

According to the Zeldin for Congress campaign, the incumbent Republican Congressman has collected endorsements from 12 local unions in his re-election bid.

Government: Zeldin Endorsed by Builders, CPF Passes $9 Million, Water Conservation in Water

The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) has endorsed Lee Zeldin for a third term in Congress.

Gruber Plans to Force Democratic Primary to Challenge Lys

David Gruber, an East Hampton attorney and former town Democratic Party Committee chairman, announced this week he will try to force a September primary for the party’s nomination for councilman in November’s town board race.

Gershon Takes Democratic Primary Race

Businessman Perry Gershon of East Hampton, the only East End candidate in the race, won the Democratic primary on Tuesday to become the party’s challenger to Republican Congressman Lee Zeldin of Shirley in the First Congressional District of New York.

Tuesday’s Primary To Decide Opponent for Zeldin

Registered Democrats in New York State’s First Congressional District will go to the polls on Tuesday, June 26 to decide who will be their party’s nominee to challenge the Republican incumbent, Congressman Lee Zeldin.

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.

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