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First Congressional District

LaLota wins NY-01 Republican primary

by Aug 24, 2022
Nick LaLota, the Republican Party designee in the First Congressional District, cruised past two challengers in the GOP primary election Tuesday, winning 47% of the votes cast in a three-way race.

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.

In debate, Zeldin and Goroff spar over pandemic response, campaign ads, partisan division

by Oct 21, 2020
In a wide-ranging, 90-minute debate Monday night, incumbent Rep. Lee Zeldin (R-Shirley) sparred with challenger Nancy Goroff (D-Stony Brook) on the U.S. response to the pandemic, health care, climate change and more. The debate was hosted by the League of Women Voters. Here's the transcript.

‘A total Schiff show’: Zeldin’s remarks during historic impeachment debate

by Dec 19, 2019
Transcript and video of Rep. Lee Zeldin's remarks during the House debate on articles of impeachment Dec. 18.

Five seeking Democratic nomination for Congress to face off at forum in Riverhead Sunday

by Apr 26, 2018
Five candidates seeking the Democratic nod to run against Rep. Lee Zeldin (R-Shirley) in November are scheduled to attend a forum in Riverhead Sunday: Kate Browning, Eileen DiMasi, Perry Gershon, David Pechefsky and Vivian Viloria-Fisher.

Environmental group takes a pass in the First Congressional District race

by Oct 28, 2016
In a decision delayed until after an Oct. 18 candidates' forum in Riverhead, the N.Y. League of Conservation Voters has declined to endorse either candidate in the First Congressional District.

Environmental issues will be focus of congressional candidate forum Tuesday

by Oct 17, 2016
Republican Lee Zeldin and Democrat Anna Throne-Holst will answer questions on environmental issues Tuesday, Oct. 17 from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at the Culinary Arts Center in Riverhead.

Southold Dems host ‘Meet the Candidate’ breakfast with Calone and Throne-Holst

by Jun 5, 2016
Ten days before the Democratic primary, voters will have the opportunity to see and hear First Congressional District candidates Dave Calone and Anna Throne-Holst at a 'Meet the Candidates' breakfast.