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Election 2022

Court-appointed special master released redistricting maps. Here’s how they change local congressional and state senate districts

by May 17, 2022
Under the special master's proposal N.Y.'s First Congressional District would no longer snake into Babylon and eastern Nassau and the First Senate District would extend west into Stony Brook, but shed much of eastern Brookhaven Town.

Judge rules New York’s redistricting process unconstitutional, new maps void

by Apr 1, 2022
A State Supreme Court judge in upstate Steuben County yesterday threw out New York’s new Congressional, State Senate and Assembly district maps, ruling that the process used to develop them violated the State Constitution.

Rep. Lee Zeldin wins state Republican nod for governor at party convention

by Mar 2, 2022
First Congressional District Rep. Lee Zeldin officially became the New York State Republican Party’s designated candidate for governor yesterday at its convention in Garden City.

Cornicelli says he’ll force a primary election for GOP nomination in First Congressional District

by Feb 23, 2022
Republican congressional candidate Robert Cornicelli says he’s staying in the race and he’s in it to win.

Democrats Skyler Johnson and Wendy Hamberger to challenge Palumbo and Giglio in state races

by Feb 23, 2022
Democrats Skyler Johnson and Wendy Hamberger are looking to unseat incumbent Republican state lawmakers Sen. Anthony Palumbo and Assemblywoman Jodi Giglio in November.

Zeldin is ‘presumed’ Republican nominee for governor after party’s statewide straw poll of leadership

by Jun 29, 2021
Rep. Lee Zeldin is the “presumed gubernatorial nominee,” the New York State Republican Party chairman announced after the Suffolk congressman won 85% of the weighted vote in a GOP straw poll yesterday of Republican county chairpersons.

Legislator Bridget Fleming, pledging to put Long Island first, launches run for Congress

by May 4, 2021
Three-term County Legislator Bridget Fleming (D-Noyac) announced her campaign for Congress Monday on the shore of Patchogue Lake, flanked by party leaders, elected officials and supporters.

Do we really need an anti-Semite supporter running for governor?

by Apr 11, 2021
Does Zeldin really think that he stands a snowflake's chance in hell to win the race for governor of New York? Zeldin would be better suited to run for Grand Wizard of the Ku Klux Klan.

Garcia’s ‘spin and falsehoods’ about Zeldin

by Mar 1, 2021
Garcia pointing to former governor George Pataki as a model for Zeldin's path is based on magical thinking at best.

Zeldin for governor? County GOP chairman looks to draft congressman for statehouse run in ’22

by Feb 27, 2021
Suffolk County Republican Chairman Jesse Garcia wants to draft Rep. Lee Zeldin to run for governor next year. Garcia says the four-term congressman is weighing his options.