New Congressional, State Senate Maps Issued

A state court released a new set of congressional and state Senate redistricting maps early Saturday morning. The maps were a result of a prolonged struggle over redistricting required every 10 years. After the State Legislature drew up maps, Republicans went to court, complaining about Read More …

Republicans Supporting Slate; Huntington Democrats Back Zimmerman

Huntington Republicans will be out this weekend carrying petitions for candidates nominated at state and Suffolk County conventions. The candidates are: US Rep. Lee Zeldin, who is running for governor and former NYPD Deputy Inspector Alison Esposito for lieutenant governor; Joe Pinion for U.S. Senate, Read More …

Op-Ed: Redistricting to the Extreme

The plan by the Democratic majorities in the New York State Legislature for redistricting Congressional Districts, including those on Long Island, is an extreme case of gerrymandering. It illustrates what that word is about. The “gerry” is for Massachusetts Governor Elbridge Gerry and how redistricting Read More …

Op-Ed: Zeldin, Tycoon Lead Trump Support

Suffolk County has not only been the base of one of Donald Trump’s most loyal supporters in Congress, Lee Zeldin, but it’s also been the base of an intensely pro-Trump father and daughter combination of billionaire Robert Mercer and Rebekah Mercer. Further, in 2019 Donald Read More …

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 …