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Election 2016

Local residents sign up for Jan. 21 ‘Women’s March on Washington’ to protest incoming administration

Hundreds of East End residents, including more than 100 from the North Fork, are boarding buses for the nation's capital to join the "Women's March on Washington" Jan. 21.

Technology, civility and political passions: Let’s make space for the golden rule

I am not an uneducated, angry misogynist or a hateful, judgmental or passive conservative. My friends who voted for Clinton are also not the terrible names they’ve been called either. We need to show each other respect.

Zeldin scores big re-election victory

The congressman and the state legislative incumbents also came up big on Election Day. A proposition extending the Community Preservation Fund won nearly 80 percent of the vote, but another to extend the Riverhead supervisor term to four years was soundly rejected.

Yes, let’s save our country. From this man.

Trump has no respect for our Constitution, for our laws, our courts, or our people. He doesn’t care a lick about you or your family. As amply demonstrated by his business record, his only concern is himself.

Election 2016: Profiles in key local races, ballot preview

A preview of tomorrow's ballot, including where candidates in key local races stand on the issues, campaign contributions raised and a sample ballot.

Latest Siena Research/Newsday poll: Zeldin holds commanding 21-point lead over Throne-Holst in First C.D.

The poll of likely voters in the First Congressional District shows the Democratic challenger struggling to get name recognition and battling low favorability ratings, too.

Riverhead Clergy Council plans silent candlelight prayer vigil for Election Eve

There will be a silent Election Eve candlelight prayer vigil in Grangebel Park Monday. The vigil is sponsored by the Riverhead Clergy Council to "offer...

Candidates talk business — and a host of other topics — at joint Chamber of Commerce forum in Mattituck

Candidates for federal and state legislative offices discussed the issues last night at a forum hosted by the three local Chamber of Commerce organizations.

Meet the candidates Thursday evening at tri-chamber dinner meeting

Meet the local candidates for U.S. Congress, State Senate and State Assembly Thursday evening at a dinner meeting hosted by the North Fork's three chambers of commerce.

Environmental issues will be focus of congressional candidate forum Tuesday

Republican Lee Zeldin and Democrat Anna Throne-Holst will answer questions on environmental issues Tuesday, Oct. 17 from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at the Culinary Arts Center in Riverhead.
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