This space was devoted last week to the negative advertising, the “attack ads” or election by character assassination, which dominated the 2014 election in Suffolk County, the state and nation.
But in Suffolk, there were other aspects worth noting. (more…)
Southold Town Trustee Dave Bergen receives a concession call from opponent Abigail Field. (Credit: Cyndi Murray)
The Republican wave that swept across Suffolk County Tuesday didn’t stop short of Southold, where GOP incumbent Dave Bergen won a special election for an abbreviated term on the town’s Board of Trustees.
Mr. Bergen, 59, of Cutchogue received just over 4,000 votes to secure a 57-43 percent victory over Democratic challenger Abigail Field. (more…)
Congressman-elect Lee Zeldin addresses his supporters at the Suffolk County GOP gala at Emporium in Patchogue Tuesday. (Credit: John Griffin)
A red wave was felt across America Tuesday in the final mid-term election of Democratic President Barack Obama’s two terms in office.
It was certainly no different here in New York’s 1st Congressional District, where a Republican will be sworn in to office next year for the first time since 2002. (more…)
Election signs should be off the roadway by next week as voters head to the polls tuesday, Nov. 4. (Credit: Grant Parpan)
Tuesday, Nov. 4 is Election Day nationwide, and voters on the North Fork will be asked to choose a governor, a congressman, two state legislators, a county clerk, a state attorney general, a state and county comptroller and a handful of judges, while weighing in on special ballot propositions. There is even a special election for Town Trustee. (more…)
Over the past month our editorial board has conducted interviews with candidates for local office this year and viewed and attended debates between them.
Now, as has long been the tradition of the paper, we offer our endorsements for Election Day on Tuesday, Nov. 4.
Click on the page numbers or links below to view each of our endorsements:
U.S. House of Representatives
Southold Town Trustee
New York State Assembly
New York State Senate