09/06/18 6:00am
09/06/2018 6:00 AM

How Tara Scully ended up on the Democratic Party primary ballot for Suffolk County Surrogate Court is a far more important issue than who will next serve on that bench.

In late June, Ms. Scully, an attorney and registered Republican, answered what amounted to a “help wanted” ad posted by Newsday’s editorial board. This remarkable editorial called for someone to run for Surrogate Court who was not handpicked by party bosses in a backroom deal that put forward an approved candidate to be rubber-stamped on Election Day by voters who don’t know any better. READ

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11/10/16 5:26pm
11/10/2016 5:26 PM

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The wave of voters that President-elect Donald Trump rode into office this Election Day extended into Southold Town, where Mr. Trump won by slightly more than the same margin as Mitt Romney did in the 2012 election, according to preliminary election results. READ

11/07/14 10:53am
11/07/2014 10:53 AM
Congressman-elect Lee Zeldin addresses his supporters at the Suffolk County GOP gala at Emporium in Patchogue Tuesday. (Credit: John Griffin)

Congressman-elect Lee Zeldin addresses his supporters at the Suffolk County GOP gala at Emporium in Patchogue Tuesday. (Credit: John Griffin)

“Every election is like a job interview,” Mitch McConnell, the Republican senator from Kentucky and likely Senate majority leader, said in his acceptance speech Tuesday. This year, Democrats weren’t hired for lots of jobs.

Notably for East Enders, Lee Zeldin knocked off six-term incumbent Democrat Tim Bishop in the 1st Congressional District race. (more…)

05/21/14 11:00am
Abigail Field speaks at the Southold Town Democratic Committee nominating convention Tuesday evening. (Credit: Cyndi Murray)

Abigail Field speaks at the Southold Town Democratic Committee nominating convention Tuesday evening. (Credit: Cyndi Murray)

Who said an even-numbered year means no local races in Southold Town?

Six months after residents voted in a town election with the largest number of candidates in decades, a special election for town Trustee is taking shape for Election Day.

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