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Congressional campaign

Candidates for Suffolk House seat have raised more than $5.5 million so far

Our district is turning out to be one of the top 10 most expensive House races in the nation. Lee Zeldin has outpaced his Democratic challengers in fundraising by more than $1 million in this election cycle.
Challenger Lee Zeldin will face off against incumbent congressman Tim Bishop on Oct. 8 at Riverhead Polish Hall in a debate sponsored by RiverheadLOCAL.

Hotly contested — and very expensive — congressional race draws to a close

Total spending in the hotly contested Bishop-Zeldin race approached $15 million as of month's end, making it one of the most expensive House contests in the US, according to data released by the Federal Elections Commission on Nov. 1.