Elections & Politics

Sag Harbor Village Candidates Debate Saturday

A Meet the Candidates forum featuring candidates for Sag Harbor Village Board of Trustees will be held on Saturday, June 10, from 9 to 10:30 a.m.

Schiavoni Joins Ticket In Southampton Town Board Race

Tommy John Schiavoni of North Haven has been picked by the Southampton Town Democrats to round out the party’s ticket for the November Election.

Corish Throws Hat Into Village Trustee Race

Three candidates will seek two seats on the Sag Harbor Village Board in village elections this June, with Mayor Sandra Schroeder running unopposed.

Schroeder, O’Donnell & Gardella to Seek Office in Sag Harbor

Sag Harbor Mayor Sandra Schroeder will seek a second term, she said on Wednesday, and will run alongside incumbent Trustee Ken O’Donnell and former Sag Harbor Fire Department Chief Thomas Gardella in the June 20 election for Sag Harbor Village Board.

Thiele Weighs Congressional Bid

New York State Assemblyman Fred W. Thiele Jr. confirmed Wednesday that he is considering running for Congress in 2018.

Democratic Committee Tap Bragman to Fill Out Slate

A screening committee for East Hampton Democrats announced this week it supports the candidacy of attorney Jeffrey Bragman for town board.

Few Fireworks, Despite Disagreements, at Sag Harbor BOE Debate

Institutional knowledge versus new perspectives were at the core of a Meet the Candidates debate between five candidates running for the school board.

East Hampton Republicans Endorse Slate for November Run

Manny Vilar has been nominated for town supervisor, while Paul Giardina and Jerry Larsen have been nominated for town board by the East Hampton Republicans.

Van Scoyoc Joins Vilar in East Hampton Town Supervisor Race

Peter Van Scoyoc officially threw his hat into the town supervisor’s race on Monday, announcing he would run for the position in this fall’s election.
U.S. Rep. Lee Zeldin

Zeldin Holds Telephone Town Hall

Zeldin, who has come under criticism for refusing to meet face-to-face with constituents, sought to bridge that gap with a telephone town hall meeting.

Trump Opponents Say They Will Persist With Progressive Agenda

Organizers of the Progressive East End Reformers say their activism is not a passing fad, but that it will persist for as long as necessary.

Schneiderman Makes It Official: Supervisor Will Seek Second Term

Supervisor Jay Schneiderman made it official Friday night when he announced plans to seek a second term at the helm of Southampton Town.

Schneiderman Mum on Election Plans; Fundraiser Planned for Friday

After a year in office, Southampton Town Supervisor Jay Schneiderman remains coy about whether he plans to seek a second term.
Ray Perini

Perini Declares Candidacy for Suffolk County DA

Ray Perini announced his bid for Suffolk County District Attorney last week. Mr. Perini founded the Suffolk District Attorney’s Narcotics Bureau. He is a...
Womens March on Washington

East End Residents Join Historic March in Washington D.C.

Sag Harbor resident Rosemary Barber, former East Hampton resident Emily Alcroft, and Sag Harbor residents Emily Weitz and Sarah Cohen in front of the...

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