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Election 2022

In Tuesday’s primary, three Republican candidates fight to be Zeldin’s successor

by Aug 22, 2022
Three contenders hoping to succeed Rep. Lee Zeldin are fighting to win the Republican nomination in the First Congressional District in the GOP primary election Aug. 23.

League of Women Voters seeks questions from public for NY-01 Republican primary debate

by Aug 1, 2022
Candidates for the Republican Party nomination in the First Congressional District, Michelle Bond, Anthony Figliola and Nick LaLota will face off in a debate Aug. 8 hosted by the League of Women Voters. Questions for the candidates can be emailed to debate hosts by Aug. 5.

Zeldin puts political ambition above facts as he peddles mythical impacts of ‘cashless bail’ in NY

by Jul 28, 2022
Opinion: Rep. Lee Zeldin blames "cashless bail," for New York's rise in crime since the start of the pandemic. The facts and data show otherwise, but he doesn't care. His claims play well with a frightened public and he eagerly stokes their fears to win their votes.

Man wearing spiked plastic knuckles attempts to strike Zeldin during campaign stop upstate

by Jul 22, 2022
A 43-year-old man was charged with attempted assault after attempting to strike Rep. Lee Zeldin while wearing plastic knuckles during a Zeldin campaign stop upstate yesterday,

With Democratic party united behind her, Fleming leads congressional candidates in fundraising, as Republicans battle in primary election

by Jul 21, 2022
Suffolk County Legislator Bridget Fleming, the Democratic nominee for New York’s First Congressional District, is leading Republican congressional candidates in fundraising, as the Republicans wage a primary election battle for their party's nod to run for the seat being vacated by four-term Republican incumbent Rep. Lee Zeldin.

Large crowd turns out for women’s rights rally in Riverhead Wednesday evening

by Jun 30, 2022
More than 200 people from across the East End and beyond came together on the steps of the courthouse, overflowing onto Griffing Avenue, which Riverhead Police closed to traffic as the crowd swelled.

Zeldin wins Republican primary race for governor

by Jun 29, 2022
Rep. Lee Zeldin won the Republican nomination for governor in Tuesday’s primary election, cruising to victory with more than 44% of the vote cast in a field of four contenders.

Early voting in statewide primary election will begin Saturday

by Jun 16, 2022
Early voting in the June 28 primary election for governor and lieutenant governor will begin Saturday at 26 sites across Suffolk County.

State assembly map tossed out by appellate court

by Jun 13, 2022
The assembly map won't be changed for the 2022 election. It will be redrawn under court supervision for the 2024 election, under a June 10 decision by an Appellate Division panel in New York County.

Democratic field in NY-01 narrows as Kara Hahn suspends campaign and Jackie Gordon says she’s running in NY-02

by May 22, 2022
Suffolk County Legislator Kara Hahn has suspended her campaign for Congress. Hahn made the announcement on Twitter Sunday afternoon.