LaLota Team Polling on Top Issues

The campaign of U.S. Rep.-elect Nick LaLota is surveying residents about the top issues Republicans should take up when the new House session opens in January. The Republican, who will succeed Rep. Lee Zeldin in the First Congressional District that has expanded into Huntington, lists Read More …

2nd Update: LaLota Defeats Fleming for Congress; Hochul Claims Victory

Republican Nick LaLota defeated Bridget Fleming for Congress in the 1st District in Tuesday’s election. At 1:58 am, Tuesday, LaLota issued the following statement declaring victory: “Thank you to my wife Kaylie and our three awesome daughters Maggie Rae, Reagan Elizabeth, and Brooke Murphy for Read More …

Fleming, LaLota Face Off on Senior Issues in Online Debate

Candidates for the First Congressional District faced off Tuesday in an online debate on issues of interest to senior citizens. The debate, hosted by the media company City & State and sponsored by the AARP, covered Social Security, taxes, Medicare, home healthcare and other topics. Read More …

LaLota, Fleming to Debate Online on Nov. 1

Congressional candidates Bridget Fleming. a Democrat, and Nick LaLota, a Republican, will debate Nov.1 in an online forum focusing on issues of interest to older residents. The debate will look at Social Security, Medicare, prescription drug pricing, caregiving and more, the AARP said. Questions the Read More …

Candidate Forum Shrinks as Some Decline Invitation, Knocking Out Others

When the League of Women Voters opens its candidate forum Wednesday in Dix Hills,  several Republican candidates, citing scheduling conflicts, won’t be on the stage. But neither will their Democratic opponents, who are barred from participating because league policy requires that at least two candidates 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 …

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 …

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 …