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Election 2014

Zeldin ousts Bishop; Palumbo re-elected

Republican Lee Zeldin of Shirley ousted six-term incumbent Congressman Tim Bishop (D-Southampton), 55 to 45 percent. Anthony Palumbo easily beat Tom Schiliro in the 2nd AD, winning 63 percent of the votes cast. See full election night rundown.
Challenger Thomas Schiliro and incumbent Assemblyman Anthony Palumbo will debate on Sept. 29

Election ’14: Rundown of state legislative and county comptroller races, ballot propositions

Synopsis of contests in the local races for Assembly, State Senate and Suffolk comptroller, plus explanation of the ballot propositions before voters Nov. 4.
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.

Schiliro letter: Palumbo’s misinformation hurts New York women

Assembly candidate Tom Schiliro responds to incumbent's letter about 'playing politics with women's rights'.

Assembly candidates face off in debate tonight in Riverhead

Republican incumbent Anthony Palumbo will meet challenger Tom Schiliro in the first debate of the campaign tonight at Polish Hall in Riverhead, beginning at 7 p.m.