Elections & Politics

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.

Thiele Says He Won’t Run for Congress Against Zeldin

New York State Assemblyman Fred W. Thiele Jr., who had been weighing a challenge to U.S. Representative Lee Zeldin in 2018, has decided not to run.
John Jermain Memorial Library Sag Harbor

Voters Approve John Jermain Library Budget

Voters in the Sag Harbor School District on Thursday approved the John Jermain Memorial Library’s 2018 budget

Residents Debate Need to Amend State Constitution

There will be a public vote this November in favor of a convention to amend the New York State constitution.

Library Voters Head to the Polls

Residents in Bridgehampton and Sagaponack will have the opportunity to weigh in on a proposed $1,312,900 operating budget for the Hampton Library.

Burke-Gonzalez, Bragman Top Cohen in Democratic Primary

Incumbent East Hampton Town Councilwoman Kathee Burke-Gonzalez rolled to an easy victory in a Democratic primary on Tuesday

As Primary Looms, Candidates Debate in East Hampton

A primary election for two seats on the Democratic ticket will be held on September 12 for registered Democrats living in the Town of East Hampton.

Centennial Rally to Celebrate Women’s Suffrage Rights Planned in East Hampton

The 100th anniversary of women's suffrage rights in New York State will be celebrated on Thursday, August 24, led by the League of Women Voters.

Havemeyer’s Challenge Is Short-Lived

Fred Havemeyer’s effort to topple incumbent Southampton Town Supervisor Jay Schneiderman in a Democratic primary next month is over.
Bridget Fleming.

Early Endorsements for Fleming, Schneiderman

The New York League of Conservation Voters announced it has endorsed Southampton Town Supervisor Jay Schneiderman for reelection.

Tussle Over Candidate’s Petitions in Southampton

Fred Havemeyer announced this week he had hired a Central Islip attorney to fight the town Democrats’ effort to challenge the validity of his petitions.

Thiele Continues To Explore Congressional Bid

Fred W. Thiele Jr. said he is continuing to weigh whether or not he will seek to challenge incumbent 1st District Congressman Lee Zeldin in 2018.
Bridget Fleming

Fleming Announces Reelection Bid

Suffolk County Legislator Bridget Fleming of Noyac on Friday announced she would seek a second two-year term representing the 2nd Legislative District

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