Democratic Riverhead Town Supervisor Laura Jens-Smith and her Republican opponent, Yvette Aguiar at Wednesday's debate.
2019 Elections

Jens-Smith Ousted in Riverhead, Southold Race Is Tight, South Fork Incumbents Hold

Pictured Above: Incumbent Democratic Riverhead Town Supervisor Laura Jens-Smith and Supervisor-Elect Yvette Aguiar at a debate in late October. Republican Riverhead Town Supervisor candidate Yvette Aguiar has won election with 54.24 percent of the vote, upsetting incumbent Democratic Town Supervisor Laura Jens-Smith, who took home 45.73 percent after her first term in office. Ms. Jens-Smith had been the first female town supervisor in Riverhead, and Ms. Aguiar will now be
Democratic Riverhead Town Supervisor Laura Jens-Smith and her Republican opponent, Yvette Aguiar at Wednesday's debate.
2019 Elections

Debate: Looking for a Path Forward for Riverhead

Pictured Above: Democratic Riverhead Town Supervisor Laura Jens-Smith and her Republican opponent, Yvette Aguiar at Wednesday's debate. Riverhead Town’s struggles bringing life to its downtown, coping with big box stores on Route 58 and trying to sell the Enterprise Park at Calverton (EPCAL) are perennial problems addressed every election cycle, and this year’s debate has found serious fodder in these issues.  Republican challengers to Democratic Town Supervisor Laura Jens-Smith’s administration
East Hampton Town Supervisor Candidate David Gruber and incumbent Town Supervisor Peter Van Scoyoc
2019 Elections

East Hampton Candidates Debate Future

Pictured Above: East Hampton Town Supervisor Candidate David Gruber and incumbent Town Supervisor Peter Van Scoyoc East Hampton Town’s election landscape this year is one to watch, with two incumbent Democratic council members and an incumbent Democratic supervisor facing off against a field of candidates loosely affiliated behind a new “Fusion” party slate made up of Democratic and unaffiliated civic leaders who believe in reforming the town’s Democratic party. The
Scott Russell
2019 Elections Top Stories

Southold Candidates on the Pace of Change

Pictured Above: Southold Town Supervisor Scott Russell discusses work done during his tenure while Democratic candidates look on. This year's Southold Town Board elections have pitted incumbent Republicans against a new crew of Democrats who believe the current town board isn't keeping up with the pace of change on the North Fork. Republican Southold Town Supervisor Scott Russell, who has been in office for nearly 14 years, said he believes
2019 Elections

Early Voting Comes to the East End

Starting this fall, New York voters will have the opportunity to vote early in New York’s General Election. Starting on Saturday, Oct. 26 and continuing through Sunday Nov. 3, polling locations throughout Suffolk County will provide voters the chance to vote prior to Election Day. Any registered voter in Suffolk County may vote at any of these locations during the dates and times listed. Below is the list of times and
Left to right: Alex Gregor, Jay Schneiderman and Greg Robins are vying for Southampton Town Supervisor.
2019 Elections

Southampton: Into Town Debate Season

Pictured Above: Left to right: Alex Gregor, Jay Schneiderman and Greg Robins are vying for Southampton Town Supervisor. Southampton Town is poised for a contentious election season, with three candidates for town supervisor and five candidates, only one of whom is an incumbent, vying for two seats on the town board. Water quality, traffic and keeping local people in their homes were the big topics on the minds of candidates
League of Women Voters
2019 Elections

LWV Debates Scheduled

The League of Women Voters of the Hamptons has two debates scheduled for town offices this October. On Wednesday, Oct. 16, The League will host a debate between candidates for East Hampton Town Supervisor and Town Council at the East Hampton Library, 159 Main Street, at 7 p.m. Incumbent East Hampton Town Supervisor Peter Van Scoyoc, a Democrat, is being challenged by David Gruber, a former East Hampton Town Democratic