One of them — whether or not the state should revisit its Constitution — has certainly drawn the most interest among civic organizations and union groups.
Bridget Fleming, a Democrat, and Heather Collins, a Republican, are seeking to represent the 2nd Legislative District in Suffolk County.
The campaign for supervisor and two seats on the town board in East Hampton Town has invited invigorating debate.
The size of the East End compared to its representation in the Suffolk County Legislature suggests an urgency for the representative of the 2nd district.
There is much a revision could accomplish in idyllic theory — shaping New York governance in a variety of ways.
Democrats currently hold a 3-2 majority, so control of the town board is at stake in this year’s election.
The Southampton Town Supervisor announced this week that he would change his affiliation to the Democratic Party following next month’s election.
For the nine seats on the East Hampton Town Trustees, which oversees harbors, bays and beaches in East Hampton, 18 candidates are vying for votes.
Eight people are vying for five seats on the Southampton Town Trustees, which manages waterways and beaches. Two slates have emerged in the race.
Both sides touted their environmental chops and took a jabs at their opponents at an environmental forum featuring the Republican and Democratic candidates.
Every 20 years, New York State law requires voters to be asked on Election Day whether a convention should be held to consider changes to the state constitution.
Acrimony was conspicuous by its absence Thursday as the candidates for Southampton Town Board met to debate at the Southampton Cultural Center.
Republican candidates for East Hampton Town supervisor and town board went on the offensive Monday night while Democrats touted their recent record.
Suffolk County Legislator Bridget Fleming announced her endorsement of Democrat Tim Sini, the county’s former police commissioner, for district attorney.
The League of Women Voters of the Hamptons will sponsor debates for candidates for supervisor and town board in both East Hampton and Southampton towns.