Election 2023: Endorsements for Candidates

Dr. Eve Meltzer Krief, Democratic candidate for the Suffolk County 18th Legislative District, was rcently endorsed by Everytown for Gun Safety.

“I am proud of my volunteer efforts advocating for the gun safety legislation passed here in NYS and for my work on the BeSmartForKids program to help highlight the importance of safe gun storage,” the pediatrician said.

Latino Republicans Endorse Candidates

New York Republican Latinos announced their 2023 candidates for Suffolk County at a recent event in Bay Shore.

The candidates endorsed are Suffolk County Legislator Manuel Esteban (16th legislative district), Ed Romaine for Suffolk county executive, Gretta Leon for East Hampton supervisor, Manny Vilar for Suffolk County Legislature (2nd legislative district) and Dr. Pamela Velastegui for Huntington receiver of taxes.


McKay Wants Moratorium on Battery Storage Plans

Don McKay for Huntington, a Democrat running for Huntington Town Board, has proposed a moratorium on building a lithium-ion battery energy storage system. He told the Northport Observer that the town code needed to be clarified on such storage. The Huntington Zoning Board is considering a request to build a 60-megawatt lithium-ion battery energy storage system in East Northport.

Bontempi Wins Endorsement

Republican Stephanie Bontempi, 18th District legislator, was endorsed by the Suffolk County Law Enforcement Coalition.




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