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Election 2020

Zeldin: ‘This should never be the scene at the U.S. Capitol’

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After rioters stormed and occupied the U.S. Capitol today in an unprecedented siege as 2020 Electoral College ballots were being counted in a joint session of Congress, Rep. Lee Zeldin (R-Shirley) issued a statement calling for “zero tolerance for violence in any form.”

Zeldin is one of 106 House Republicans to sign brief supporting Texas lawsuit challenging presidential election results

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First Congressional District Rep. Lee Zeldin (R-Shirley) is one of 106 Republican members of the House of Representatives who signed a brief filed today in the U.S. Supreme Court supporting a lawsuit brought by the State of Texas challenging the results of the presidential election.

Palumbo victorious in First Senate District

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The Suffolk County Board of Elections confirmed today that Assemblyman Anthony Palumbo’s lead in the count makes his victory in the First Senate District election “mathematically certain.”

After two weeks of counting absentee ballots, Zeldin and Giglio victories are ‘mathematical certainty,’ election official says

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Rep. Lee Zeldin was re-elected to the House of Representatives and Riverhead Councilwoman Jodi Giglio won election to the State Assembly, according to the Suffolk County Board of Elections.

It’s up to us to choose unity over division

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Whether or not we are a divided nation does not depend on who is the president; it depends on us. Let’s do this and come together. No matter who leads the nation, we lead at home and by example as we practice kindness and respect for others.

Palumbo and Giglio hold commanding leads in in-person voting, but are not declaring victory in state legislative races

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“I’m thrilled with where we are, but it’s not over," Assemblyman Anthony Palumbo said of his 14-point lead in the First Senate District race. Councilwoman Jodi Giglio echoed his sentiment about her run for the Second Assembly District, though her opponent said the race is over.

Republicans poised for sweep in local races

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Rep. Lee Zeldin, with a commanding lead, declared victory Tuesday night. Anthony Palumbo for State Senate, Jodi Giglio for Assembly and Sean Walter for town justice hold big leads over their opponents.

It’s Election Day. Here’s what you need to know.

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Here's essential information about voting today in Riverhead: where, when and how.

More than 22% of Suffolk voters have already cast ballots, either in-person or absentee

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As of the close of polls yesterday, 109,930 Suffolk voters had cast an in-person early vote and 106,582 voters had returned absentee ballots. Today is the last day of early voting, but absentee ballots can be delivered to the Board of Elections or to any polling place through Tuesday.

Prop 2 is a scam. Vote No.

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Prop 2 is yet another ploy to fix the county’s budget mess caused by its own fiscal mismanagement — by erasing its legal obligation to repay $154.17 million it “borrowed” from environmental protection funds, by erasing a court judgment of $29.4 million arising from an earlier lawsuit and by raiding the Sewer Assessment Stabilization Fund to the tune of at least $15 million. Voters should say no to this scam.
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