After all the absentee votes had been tallied Friday afternoon, Democratic Town Justice candidate Brian Hughes hadn’t just protected his slim lead over Republican opponent William Goggins — he extended it.
Polling places in Southold Town are at the following locations. Polls are open from 6 a.m. to 9 p.m. everywhere.
• Election Districts 17, 18: Cutchogue East Elementary School, 34900 Main Road, Cutchogue
• ED 11 Cutchogue Fire Department, 260 New Suffolk Road, Cutchogue
• ED 3: East Marion Fireman’s Hall, 9065 Main Road, East Marion
• ED 1: Fishers Island Community Center, 66 Hound Lane, Fishers Island
• ED 6: Greenport Fire Department, 236 Third St., Greenport
• EDs 4, 5 and 7: Greenport High School, 720 Front St., Greenport
• EDs 12, 13, 15 and 16: Mattituck High School, 15125 Main Road, Mattituck
• ED 2: Poquatuck Hall, 1160 Village Lane, Orient
• ED 8: Southold Fire Department, 55135 Main Road, Southold
• EDs 9, 14 and 19: Southold High School, 420 Oaklawn Ave., Southold
• ED 10: Southold Town Recreation Center, 970 Peconic Lane, Peconic
To find your polling place, visit the Suffolk County Board of Elections website.
In addition to races for supervisor, town council and other local posts, a host of other positions are also up for election on the Nov. 3 ballot.
Tuesday is Election Day nationwide and voters in Southold Town will be asked to choose a supervisor, two council members, two trustees, a town justice and assessor. They’ll also pick a county executive and legislator.
Tuesday is Election Day nationwide and voters in Southold Town will be asked to choose a supervisor, two council members, two trustees, a town justice and assessor.
Moments into a Suffolk Times debate between Southold Town Supervisor Scott Russell and Democratic hopeful Damon Rallis earlier this month, it became clear the challenger was not afraid to take the gloves off in the ring with the incumbent.
Two years ago, Southold Town’s Democratic challengers ran on the need to bring party balance to an all-Republican Town Board.
When he ran for judge in 2013, Mattituck attorney William Goggins was by far the more aggressive candidate. He spoke passionately about the need to reform the Justice Court by creating administrative efficiencies and making it safer.
Richard Caggiano’s professional résumé and experience in community service give the appearance he’s been auditioning to be an elected Southold Town assessor all of his adult life.
Deciding on which two candidates to support in this year’s race for Southold Town Board of Trustees is no easy feat. The four candidates seeking the two open seats all exhibited strong local knowledge, solid ideas and experience with our waterways.