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2023 Elections

Stark cruises to victory in 1st Legislative District, Welker wins bid to succeed Fleming in 2nd LD

by Nov 8, 2023
Republican Catherine Stark cruised to victory in the First Legislative District, while Democrat Ann Welker won her bid to succeed longtime South Fork Legislator Bridget Fleming. Republicans retained a 12-6 majority in the legislature and captured the county executive's seat with a solid win by Ed Romaine over Dave Calone.

Republicans sweep in Riverhead: Hubbard elected supervisor, Waski and Merrifield win council seats, Wooten voted in as town clerk

by Nov 7, 2023
Council Member Tim Hubbard won a decisive victory over Angela De Vito for Town Supervisor, leading Riverhead Republicans to victory in all town races on the ballot in this year’s general election, according to unofficial results from the Suffolk County Board of Elections.

Decision ’23: Local elections will determine makeup of town board, new town clerk and county legislator

by Nov 7, 2023
Today is Election Day. Voters in Riverhead this year will choose a town supervisor, two council members, and a town clerk in contested town elections.Polls are open from 6 a.m. to 9 p.m.

The Election Day dilemma facing all Riverhead voters this year

by Nov 6, 2023
The choice in this year's election in Riverhead is a difficult one. Here's what we think it boils down to.

Election Guide: 2023

by Nov 5, 2023
A voter resource guide to the 2023 General Election in the Town of Riverhead. At stake are...

Meet the candidates: First Legislative District

by Nov 5, 2023
Meet the candidates for Suffolk County's First Legislative District: Catherine Kent (D) and Catherine Stark (R).

Angela De Vito deserves your vote for supervisor

by Nov 5, 2023
Riverhead is becoming a destination and we are at a crossroads. Who do you think will best steer that course? I believe Angela DeVito is the woman for the job.

Can you trust the same crew that created the EPCAL debacle to fix this mess once and for all?

by Nov 1, 2023
Democratic council candidate Andrew Leven argues that "the Republicans who created this mess were forced by public outrage to walk away from it." He asks: Can they be trusted to do fix it going forward?

Meet the candidates: assessor, reciever of taxes. town justice

by Oct 30, 2023
Meet the candidates for Riverhead assessor, town justice and receiver of taxes. The candidates for these positions are running unopposed.

Meet the candidates: town clerk

by Oct 30, 2023
Meet the candidates for town clerk: Josephine Passantino and James Wooten.