Elections & Politics

Three Propositions Up for Consideration in New York State

One of them — whether or not the state should revisit its Constitution — has certainly drawn the most interest among civic organizations and union groups.

Fleming, Collins Seeking Seat on Suffolk County Legislature

Bridget Fleming, a Democrat, and Heather Collins, a Republican, are seeking to represent the 2nd Legislative District in Suffolk County.

Endorsement: In East Hampton

The campaign for supervisor and two seats on the town board in East Hampton Town has invited invigorating debate.

Endorsement: For Suffolk County Legislature

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.

Editorial: No to Convention

There is much a revision could accomplish in idyllic theory — shaping New York governance in a variety of ways.

Endorsement: In Southampton

Democrats currently hold a 3-2 majority, so control of the town board is at stake in this year’s election.

Schneiderman To Make Party Switch

The Southampton Town Supervisor announced this week that he would change his affiliation to the Democratic Party following next month’s election.

18 Candidates Vying for Nine Trustee Seats in East Hampton Town

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 Candidates Vying for Five Trustee Seats in Southampton Town

Eight people are vying for five seats on the Southampton Town Trustees, which manages waterways and beaches. Two slates have emerged in the race.

East Hampton Environmental Debate Delivers One-Two Punches

Both sides touted their environmental chops and took a jabs at their opponents at an environmental forum featuring the Republican and Democratic candidates.

Weighing the Merits of a Constitutional Convention

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.

Southampton Town Board Candidates in Cordial Debate

Acrimony was conspicuous by its absence Thursday as the candidates for Southampton Town Board met to debate at the Southampton Cultural Center.

Housing, Local Business and Airport on Tap During East Hampton Candidate Debate

Republican candidates for East Hampton Town supervisor and town board went on the offensive Monday night while Democrats touted their recent record.
Bridget Fleming

Government: North Sea Erosion Control, Fleming Endorses Sini, Lower Crime Rate

Suffolk County Legislator Bridget Fleming announced her endorsement of Democrat Tim Sini, the county’s former police commissioner, for district attorney.

League To Sponsor Candidate Debates, Environmental Forum Oct. 12

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.

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Five Vying for Two Seats on Bridgehampton School Board

School board elections in the Bridgehampton School District have largely been uncontested in recent years. That is not the case this year.

Editorial: Full Charge Ahead

The East Hampton Town Board is considering a second proposal by the Tesla company to install an electric vehicle charging station — at no cost to taxpayers.

Editorial: Many Hands

The new leaders of the Sag Harbor Whalers understandably have a difficult time separating the collegiate league from the children who use the park on a more regular basis.