Suffolk Close-Up: Final Count Gives GOP the Nod

Finally, the results are in. It turned out to be an Election Month, not the normal Election Day with a night on which results are available. But the COVID-19 pandemic has caused havoc in all human activities. In Suffolk like all over the United States, Read More …

State’s Electors Cast Ballots in Biden-Trump Race

New York’s 29 electors cast their ballots Monday in Albany to formally elect Joe Biden as president of the United States and Kamal Harris as vice president. Biden defeated President Donald Trump 5,244,006 to 3,251,230 in the Nov. 3 election. Challenges to the results from Read More …

League to Honor Civic Contributions, Voting Efforts

The League of Women Voters  of Huntington plans to recognize several organizations for their civic contributions and get out the vote effforts. Throughout next week, the league will present plaques or certificates of appreciation to: Connoisseur Radio Paramount Theater Five Towns College Cinema Arts The Read More …

Huntington Voters Went for Biden Over Trump

Huntington voters chose former Vice President Joe Biden over President Donald Trump by 11,000 votes, according to final numbers released this week. The final count put the race at 63,448 votes for Biden to 52,399 for Trump. Suffolk County gave Trump the edge, however, by Read More …

Op Ed: Suffolk Ballot Will Look Different

  There will likely be a new ballot line landscape in Suffolk County and the rest of New York State as a result of last month’s election: the elimination of several minor parties that have for many years all but automatically gained ballot presence. There Read More …

Brown Defeats Marcantonio for 12th Assembly District

Update 9:53 p.m.: Keith Brown has won election to the 12th Assembly District, defeating Democrat Michael Marcantonio. Brown held a large lead on Election Night but with thousands of absentee ballots not counted until this week, some Democrats thought Marcantonio would overcome Brown. “I am Read More …

Stern Wins Return to 10th Assembly Seat

Updated 5:10 p.m. Incumbent Steve Stern defeated Republican challenger Jamie Silvestri in his bid for re-election to the 10th Assembly District seat. “Thank You to my neighbors and to everyone with our campaign for your continued confidence, particularly during these difficult times,” Stern said. “With Read More …

Gaughran Declares Victory in 5th State Senate Race

State Sen. Jim Gaughran claimed victory Wednesday, winning  a second term in the 5th State Senate District, and defeating Republican challenger Edmund Smyth. Accompanied by several Nassau County Democrats at Nassau County Democrats headquarters in Garden City,  Gaughran said, “I am humbled to be re-elected Read More …