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Court-appointed special master released redistricting maps. Here’s how they change local congressional and state senate districts

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Under the special master's proposal N.Y.'s First Congressional District would no longer snake into Babylon and eastern Nassau and the First Senate District would extend west into Stony Brook, but shed much of eastern Brookhaven Town.

Judge rules New York’s redistricting process unconstitutional, new maps void

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A State Supreme Court judge in upstate Steuben County yesterday threw out New York’s new Congressional, State Senate and Assembly district maps, ruling that the process used to develop them violated the State Constitution.

Rep. Lee Zeldin wins state Republican nod for governor at party convention

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First Congressional District Rep. Lee Zeldin officially became the New York State Republican Party’s designated candidate for governor yesterday at its convention in Garden City.

Cornicelli says he’ll force a primary election for GOP nomination in First Congressional District

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Republican congressional candidate Robert Cornicelli says he’s staying in the race and he’s in it to win.

Democrats Skyler Johnson and Wendy Hamberger to challenge Palumbo and Giglio in state races

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Democrats Skyler Johnson and Wendy Hamberger are looking to unseat incumbent Republican state lawmakers Sen. Anthony Palumbo and Assemblywoman Jodi Giglio in November.

In race to succeed Zeldin in NY-01, as Democrats gear up for primary, county Republican leadership unites behind one candidate

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The former Suffolk County Elections commissioner has the unanimous support of the county Republican Party leadership, county GOP Chairperson Jesse Garcia told committee members in an email Monday evening.

Redistricting maps, poised to give Democrats 2022 election advantage, signed into law

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Congressional and State legislative redistricting maps for New York State were signed into law by Gov. Kathy Hochul last night, solidifying election boundaries for November that could help Democrats flip districts across the state and on the East End.

A redrawn NY-01 would have solid Democratic majority under new map before state lawmakers

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A new proposal for congressional redistricting now before the New York State Legislature would give NY-01 a solid Democratic majority — flipping it from a district that was +4 Trump to one that would have been +11 Biden in 2020.

State Republican committee spent nearly $60,000 on Riverhead candidates in 2021 races

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The New York Republican State Committee spent nearly $60,000 on 2021 Riverhead Town races, which paid for multiple campaign mailers delivered in the closing days of the campaign.

New county legislator for Flanders-Riverside area under bitterly disputed county redistricting plan

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Residents of Flanders, Riverside and Northampton will find themselves in a new county legislative district next year, if a redistricting plan being advanced by the legislature’s current majority caucus wins final approval. Republicans in the legislature have sued to block the Democrats' effort, which they call a last-minute power grab before a new Republican majority takes control in January.
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