Hochul, Zeldin Win Primaries for Governor

US Rep. Lee Zeldin won the Republican gubernatorial nomination Tuesday, while Gov. Kathy Hochul easily captured the Democratic nomination. Zeldin defeated a full roster of Republican opponents: Rob Astorino, a former Westchester County executive, Andrew Giuliani, son of former New York City mayor Rudy Giuliani, Read More …

Voters to Choose Gubernatorial, State Assembly Candidates

Tuesday is primary day, though voting in the state’s bifurcated primary system has been going on for two weeks. On the ballot are candidates for governor and lieutenant governor, and the state Assembly. Democrats: Gov. Kathy Hochul, who stepped into the job when Gov. Andrew Read More …

Primary Dates, Early Voting Schedule

New York State’s primary elections will be on two dates this year, with the court battle over redistricting pushing back the vote for congressional and state Senate seats. The key dates are: June 28 Primary Aug. 23 Primary (congressional and state senate) Nov. 8¬†General election Read More …

Berland to Run Against Mattera for State Senate

Susan Berland, a former Suffolk County legislator, will run for the State Senate in the 2nd District against State Sen. Mario Mattera, R-St. James. She was one of several candidates announced Monday by Democrats who scrambled to adjust their candidates after a battle over seats Read More …

Gaughran Decides Against Running in 2nd District

State Sen. Jim Gaughran said Friday that he won’t run after all for re-election, after redistricting changes moved him into a new district. He represents the current Fifth District, but map changes meant he would have no longer lived in that district. If he had Read More …

LaLota, Fleming to Battle It out in First Congressional District

Suffolk County Legislator Bridget Fleming, and Nick LaLota, chief of staff to the Suffolk County Legislature, will square off in the newly redrawn First Congressional District. Fleming, a Democrat whose county district encompasses Southampton, East Hampton and Shelter Island,¬† was the first to enter the Read More …

Gaughran to Run in Redrawn State Senate District

State Sen. Jim Gaughran said Saturday that he will run again, from the Second District, after redrawn maps put him in a new district. The Second District will move west from its current configuration, moving farther into Northport and Huntington, and taking over an area Read More …

Proposed State Senate Redistricting Would Put Squeeze on Gaughran

A proposed redistricting map announced Monday would mean that Democratic State Sen. Jim Gaughran would no longer live in his own district but instead in an expanded 2nd District represented by Republican Mario Mattera. Huntington and Northport would move out of the 5th, according to Read More …

Campaign: Roe Rally; Fundraisers Scheduled

First Congressional District candidate Kara Hahn has a fundraiser scheduled for Sunday. Hahn, a Democratic member of the Suffolk County Legislature, is running to succeed US Rep. Lee Zeldin, a Republican running for governor. The address for Hahn’s fundraiser will be provided upon registration. Republican Read More …