Tommy John Schiavoni (left) and outgoing State Assemblyman Fred Thiele.
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Schiavoni Wins Fred Thiele’s Endorsement

Pictured Above: Tommy John Schiavoni (left) and outgoing State Assemblyman Fred Thiele. Southampton Town Councilman Tommy John Schiavoni has won a vital endorsement in his campaign for the New York State Assembly First District seat held by Assemblyman Fred Thiele for more than 28 years — the endorsement of Fred Thiele himself. Mr. Schiavoni, who shares the hometown of Sag Harbor with Mr. Thiele, announced the endorsement March 18. "The
John Avlon and Nancy Goroff at the March 16 debate at the Jamesport Meeting House.
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Democratic Congressional Hopefuls Offer Contrast in Style

The First Congressional District, which includes the entire East End, may well be in play this election cycle as Democrats attempt to win back the U.S. House of Representatives, and the race for the June 25 Democratic primary for the seat is down to two competitors as the April 4 filing deadline approaches. Nancy Goroff, an organic chemist who had chaired the chemistry department at Stony Brook University, announced her
George Santos
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George Santos To Launch Primary To Represent the East End in Congress

Pictured Above: George Santos for Congress campaign photo. If you thought you'd heard the last of expelled GOP Congressman George Santos, you were wrong, and the news is closer to home than you might expect. Santos announced on X Thursday night after President Joe Biden's State of the Union address that he will be running a GOP primary campaign against Congressman Nick LaLota to represent CD1, which includes the entire
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Kiely & Schiavoni To Seek Fred Thiele’s Seat

Pictured Above: Left: Tommy John Schiavoni gave a pitch for Peconic County to the Suffolk County Legislature in 2023. Right: Stephen Kiely at a debate seeking a seat on the Southold Town Board in the fall of 2023. One week after New York State Assemblyman Fred W. Thiele Jr. announced he will not be seeking re-election after nearly 30 years in office, two candidates have stepped forward to run for
State Assemblyman Fred W. Thiele, Jr. at a 2018 candidate debate.
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State Assemblyman Fred Thiele Will Not Seek Reelection

After nearly 30 years serving in the New York State Assembly, State Assemblyman Fred W. Thiele, Jr. announced Monday, Feb. 12 that he will not be seeking re-election this fall. Mr. Thiele, 70, who prior to being elected in 1995 to serve in the State Assembly had been a Southampton Town Supervisor and Suffolk County Legislator, has become known throughout his tenure for his dedication to protecting the environment and
Anthony Palumbo and Sarah Anker
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Anker Launches Bid to Take On Palumbo This November

Former Democratic Suffolk County Legislator Sarah Anker announced Feb. 5 that she will be running for the First District State Senate seat held for the past four years by Anthony Palumbo, on the heels of Mr. Palumbo announcing his bid for re-election on Jan. 31. The First Senate District includes the northern portion of Brookhaven Town and the five East End towns — East Hampton, Riverhead, Shelter Island, Southampton and