Campaign 2022: Democrats Canvass; Republicans Schedule Fundraisers

Huntington Democrats rallied Sunday before heading out to knock on doors and canvass for votes for the Nov.8 election. Showing up to encourage supporters were congressional candidate Bridget Fleming, State Sen. Jim Gaughran, State Assemblyman Steve Stern and candidates Susan Berland, who is running for Read More …

How To: Register to Vote, Cast a Ballot in New York State

New Yorkers have a variety of ways to register to vote. With the next election coming up on Nov.8, there’s still time to sign up, with Oct. 14 the last day for the November vote. You can: register online through the Department of Motor Vehicles: Read More …

Campaign 2022: LaLota Gets the Nomination; GOP Fund Raises

Nick LaLota won the Republican primary Tuesday night for the First Congressional District, defeating two other candidates,¬† Michelle Bond, who was supported by Donald Trump Jr. and Sen. Ted Cruz,¬† and Anthony Figliola. LaLota will face off against Democrat Bridget Fleming in November, hoping to Read More …

Republicans Work to Turn Out the Vote for Primary Election

updated: Huntington Republicans were organizing and getting out the vote Tuesday as the Republican primary for the 1st Congressional District was underway. In the race, the party endorsed Nick LaLota, who has served in a variety of public positions, including Suffolk County Legislature chief of Read More …

Early Voting Opens in Republican Primary

Early voting opens Saturday and runs nine days for the Aug. 23 Republican primary for the First Congressional District. The campaign for the newly drawn district has been fierce, complete with charges of stolen election signs, accusations that one candidate is really a Democratic supporter Read More …

Bond Challenges LaLota for Republican Congressional Bid

Michelle Bond, the CEO of the crypto trade organization the Association for Digital Asset Markets, is running for the Republican nomination for the 1st Congressional District seat. She is running against Nick LaLota, who served on the Amityville Board of Trustees, is a Navy veteran Read More …

Huntington Man Charged With Hate Crime in Vandalism of Zeldin Sign

A Huntington man was arrested Tuesday and charged with a hate crime after a sign for Republican gubernatorial candidate Lee Zeldin was vandalized and marked with a swastika. Hate Crimes Unit detectives arrested Vincent J. Mckie, 41, outside his home on Oakwood Road and charged Read More …

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 …