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06/26/18 10:54pm

Voters in the 1st Congressional District chose Perry Gershon to be the Democratic candidate to face two-term incumbent Congressman Lee Zeldin (R-Shirley) at the polls in the midterm elections this November. (more…)

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04/24/17 4:38pm
04/24/2017 4:38 PM

It started the moment the lights dimmed and continued with nearly every question asked.

A large portion of the audience at Congressman Lee Zeldin’s first town hall-style event wanted to make it clear to their representative that they’re frustrated with his performance. And the congressman, while remaining on a mostly even keel, showed he was willing to dish it back.  READ

03/04/17 11:05pm
03/04/2017 11:05 PM

In 2009, shortly after New York State passed the ill-advised MTA payroll tax, I found myself in a conversation with a campaign staffer for former state Senator Brian Foley. Mr. Foley had voted in favor of the plan — which added a payroll tax to local businesses in an effort to balance the MTA budget — despite concerns from constituents across Suffolk County who felt they were underserved by the agency. READ

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11/08/16 7:50pm

Congressman Lee Zeldin defeats Anna Throne-Holst

Hours before President-elect Donald Trump delivered his acceptance speech Tuesday night — and prior to polls closing in states he won like Alaska, Montana and Idaho — the victory party was on at the Emporium in Patchogue.


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10/28/16 3:00pm
10/28/2016 3:00 PM


Immigration, Obamacare, travel restrictions to Cuba, and, of course, Donald Trump were some of the issues discussed by incumbent Republican Congressman Lee Zeldin and his Democratic opponent, former Southampton Town Supervisor Anna Throne Holst, at a candidate forum sponsored by the North Fork, Riverhead and Mattituck chambers of commerce. READ

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10/19/16 9:29am
10/19/2016 9:29 AM

LCv debate zeldin throne-holst

This year’s First Congressional District candidates both agree more needs to be done to protect the area’s natural resources, but how the Environmental Protection Agency goes about making that happen is where they disagree.