Elections & Politics

Thiele, LaValle Returned to State Offices; Schiavoni Reelected Southampton Justice

Democratic Southampton Town Justice Andrea Schiavoni easily defeated her Republican challenger, Ernest Wruck, by a 66-to-34-percent margin.

Voters Approve Expansion of Community Preservation Fund

Voters in the five East End towns on Tuesday overwhelmingly supported a referendum extending the Community Preservation Fund for 20 years.

Zeldin Rolls To Victory Over Throne-Holst

U.S. Representative Lee Zeldin trounced former Southampton Town Supervisor Anna Throne-Holst to hold his seat in the 1st congressional district on Tuesday.

Election Day Arrives With Choices To Be Made

East End voters will get the opportunity to weigh in on their choice for Congress and the New York State Legislature on Tuesday, November 8.

Schiavoni in Race for Town Justice

Andrea H. Schiavoni, running as a Democrat and on just about every other line on the ballot, is seeking her third term as Southampton Town justice.

LaValle, Challenger Fischer Head to Head in Debate

New York State Senator Kenneth P. LaValle and challenger Gregory Fischer faced off at a debate sponsored by the League of Women Voters on Tuesday.

Congressional Candidates Offer Opposing Views on Most Issues

Immigration, the economy and healthcare were among the issues debated by Congressman Lee Zeldin and his Democratic challenger Anna Throne-Holst on Saturday.

Trump Is Elephant In Room At Throne-Holst-Zeldin Debate

Anna Throne-Holst attacked Mr. Zeldin for his continued support of Mr. Trump, whom she called a “sexual predator."

ATH Leads Zeldin in Donations — For Third Quarter, At Least

For the third quarter, at least, Ms. Throne-Holst, the former Southampton Town supervisor, was able to raise more money than the freshman incumbent.

State Senate Debate Slated for Next Week in Bridgehampton

With Election Day just weeks away, the League of Women Voters of the Hamptons will host a debate between candidates for New York State Senate on Tuesday, October 25 at 7 p.m.

As Thiele and LaValle Seek Reelection, Only One Challenger Emerges

Two familiar faces on the East End political scene, Assemblyman Fred. W. Thiele and State Senator Kenneth P. LaValle will again appear on the ballot.

Officials Push Voters To Approve CPF Extension

Voters may not know that the ballot on November 8 will include a proposition to extend each town’s Community Preservation Fund (CPF) from 2030 to 2050.

Zeldin Zings Ahead in Poll While Throne-Holst Attacks in Zesty Debate

U.S. Representative Lee Zeldin has jumped to a 15-percentage-point lead in his battle to fend off Anna Throne-Holst.

Lee Zeldin Snares Independent Nod

One of the most competitive and ferociously fought battles for a congressional race anywhere in the U.S. is taking place in Suffolk County.
Harry Hurt III

A Conversation with Harry Hurt III

The Texas-born author and Sag Harbor resident talks about the reissue of “Lost Tycoon: The Many Lives of Donald J. Trump."

Latest Articles

More Wind Farm Proposals Pitched to New York State

New York State has received bids from four groups proposing new offshore wind farms to feed the state’s electrical grid, including one called the “Sunrise Wind” project.

East Hampton Democrats Pick Slate, Endorse Incumbents

The committee endorsed Andrew Strong for town justice, nominated five incumbents to run for town trustee and endorsed a Republican trustee who is seeking re-election.

North Haven Likely To End Fall Leaf Pick-Up after 2019; Bans Seaplanes from Beaches

The Village of North Haven’s fall leaf pick-up in 2019 will probably be its last, Mayor Jeff Sander said at Tuesday’s Village Board meeting. Ending the leaf pick-up beginning in 2020 is the only way to resolve the fundamental unfairness of a program that benefits only people who live on public roads but costs all taxpayers a total of $45,000 to $50,000, he said.