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Election 2020

Zeldin calls for Justice Department investigation into leak of president’s tax return information

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Rep. Lee Zeldin (R-NY01) is calling on the U.S. Department of Justice to investigate how the New York Times acquired President Donald Trump’s tax return information.

More than ever, this is a time for prayer

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As Election Day approaches and the din of hyper-partisan arguments ratchets up, we can choose a different approach.

It’s National Voter Registration Day — Are you registered to vote?

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The League of Women Voters will be staffing voter information and assistance tables across the East End today, including two locations in Riverhead.

Mourners gather in Riverhead to remember Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg

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The stately Corinthian columns and broad staircase at the entrance to the 1929 courthouse on Griffing Avenue were a fitting backdrop for a candlelight memorial service in Riverhead last night for Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who died Friday at age 87.

First Senate District candidates to discuss environmental issues in online forum Wednesday evening

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State Senate candidates Laura Ahearn (D-Port Jefferson) and Anthony Palumbo (R-New Suffolk) will discuss environmental issues in a online forum on Wednesday, Sept. 16 from 6 to 7:30 p.m.

Here’s how you can vote in the 2020 general election

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Here’s everything you need to know about how to cast your vote in the 2020 elections.

Zeldin to make prime-time speech to Republican National Convention Wednesday

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Rep. Lee Zeldin will be a featured prime-time speaker during the GOP convention Wednesday night. He will delver his speech from Long Island, his campaign said in a press release.

New York expands mail-in voting

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Absentee voting has been expanded in New York State to allow voting by mail because of risk of illness associated with voting in person. Also voters can now request absentee ballots immediately, rather than having to wait until 30 days before Election Day.

Libertarian candidate: Put country before party

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Libertarian assembly candidate William Van Helmond says the two major political parties are failing the masses.

Jens-Smith is the only apparent victor in Democratic primary elections, as thousands of absentee ballots remain to be counted

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Only Second Assembly District candidate Laura Jens-Smith of Laurel emerged from yesterday’s election with a commanding lead over her opponent, with nearly 78% of the votes cast. The races in the First Congressional District and Second State Senate District are close between the top two vote-getters in each contest.
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