How to: Know Who Represents You in Congress

Many Huntington residents are confused by the re-redistricting of the congressional lines  this year, when the state legislature altered maps that had just gone into effect  two years ago. Here is where to go to find out your congressional, State Assembly and State Senate district Read More …

Congressional Redistricting Could Split Huntington

A map proposed by state legislators would split Huntington into two congressional districts, moving large parts of town into the 3rd while leaving the rest of Huntington in the First District. The new maps made the congressional campaign of former State Sen. James Gaughran collateral Read More …

How To: Verify Your Polling Place

Changes in congressional and Suffolk County legislative districts in recent months have left many voters confused. Several voters in Huntington expressed frustration and confusion after they thought they could vote in last week’s special election between Thomas Suozzi and Mazi Pilip in the Third Congressional Read More …

Campaigns Down to the Wire Ahead of Tuesday Vote

Early voting ended Sunday, leaving just one day–Tuesday–for residents to cast their ballots. Election Day means voters go to their usual voting places to decide on two members of the Huntington Town Board, one Suffolk County legislator, a town clerk and a tax receiver. To Read More …

Updated: Campaign 2023: How to Find Your Suffolk County Legislative District

Redistricting by the Suffolk County Legislature has left some voters confused about who will be representing them as of January. In many cases, campaign literature bearing unfamiliar names and faces is arriving in the mailboxes of Huntington voters. The legislature has posted maps showing the Read More …

Gaughran to Challenge LaLota in 1st Congressional District

Former State Sen. James Gaughran has filed papers to run for Congress representing the First District, according to the Federal Elections Commission. The Democrat will challenge incumbent Nick LaLota in 2024 for the district, which includes Huntington under redistricting that took effect this year. The Read More …

New Suffolk Legislative Maps Approved

The Suffolk County Legislature approved new boundaries for districts this week after a drawn-out process that lasted for months. Huntington will be represented by five legislators; three Republicans and two Democrats. The new districts take effect in January 2024 with voters picking legislators in November Read More …

Judge Orders Redrawing of State Assembly Districts for Next Year

A judge ruled Thursday that the Independent Redistricting Commission will have to redraw State Assembly lines next year for the 2024 election. The commission failed to agree last year on lines in other districts, and was eventually pushed aside before new maps were drawn by 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 …

Public Hearing Set Wednesday in Huntington on Suffolk Redistricting

A public hearing on Suffok County legislativeredistricting plans is scheduled for Wednesday in Huntington. The eight-member Reapportionment Commission will take public comments for an hour, starting at 2 p.m., at Town Hall. To speak in person at upcoming public hearings,  contact [email protected] with your name, Read More …