Road to the Election 2018

Christopher Walsh
December 20, 2018 02:00 PM
Perry Gershon, who lost a bid to unseat Representative Lee Zeldin in last month’s midterm elections, is contemplating a second campaign to represent New York’s First Congressional District, he told The Star last week.
Christopher Walsh
December 13, 2018 02:38 PM
East Hampton Town Councilman David Lys earned an overwhelming 71.4 percent of the Nov. 6 vote, according to the final results released this week by the Suffolk County Board of Elections.
Taylor K. Vecsey
December 6, 2018 02:41 PM
Two former East Hampton political party leaders were charged this week with fraud related to signatures gathered on nominating petitions ahead of last month’s election, the Suffolk County District Attorney’s office said.
Taylor K. Vecsey
December 4, 2018 10:57 PM
Two former East Hampton political party leaders are being charged with fraud related to signatures gathered on nominating petitions ahead of November's election, court records show.
Taylor K. Vecsey
November 28, 2018 03:52 PM
Jay Schneiderman has officially conceded the race for Suffolk County comptroller to the incumbent, John M. Kennedy Jr., three weeks after the election.
Christopher Walsh
November 8, 2018 01:14 PM
Representative Lee Zeldin was elected to a third term in the House of Representatives on Tuesday, holding off a challenge from Perry Gershon, an East Hampton resident and commercial real estate lender, in New York’s First Congressional District.
Christopher Walsh
November 6, 2018 11:58 PM
East Hampton Town Councilman David Lys, who was appointed to the town board in January, was elected in his own right on Tuesday, defeating his challenger, Manny Vilar, with a decisive 69.3 percent of the vote.
David E. Rattray
November 5, 2018 07:58 PM
Representative Lee Zeldin's campaign announced that he would cast his ballot with his wife and children tomorrow at the Mastic Beach Firehouse. Perry Gershon plans to attend an election night gathering at the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers union hall in Hauppauge after voting in East Hampton.
Christopher Walsh
November 1, 2018 02:47 PM
Two days removed from the latest mass shooting and with a fresh backdrop of domestic terrorism directed at Democratic leaders who are frequent targets of President Trump’s rhetoric, gun policy and other national issues dominated Monday’s debate between Representative Lee Zeldin and his challenger, Perry Gershon.
David E. Rattray
November 1, 2018 02:41 PM
Congressional campaign committees are required to give records of their fund-raising and spending to the Federal Election Commission each quarter. Zeldin for Congress has dutifully sent reports to Washington since 2014. An examination of these by The Star showed that the campaign’s travel spending outpaced that of other...
Christopher Walsh
November 1, 2018 02:11 PM
Dozens of campaign signs for Perry Gershon, the Democratic candidate for New York’s First Congressional District, were vandalized last weekend.
Star Staff
November 1, 2018 01:44 PM
New Yorkers Against Gun Violence has endorsed Senator Kirsten Gillibrand and Perry Gershon. The New York League of Conservation Voters has endorsed Perry Gershon for Congress. The East Hampton Democratic Committee and the Friends of David Lys will hold a campaign rally tomorrow from 6 to 8 p.m. at the American Legion Hall...
Carissa Katz
November 1, 2018 01:09 PM
Tuesday is Election Day, with candidates on the ballot here for town, county, state, and federal offices. Voting takes place from 6 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Christopher Walsh
October 25, 2018 01:40 PM
East Hampton Town Councilman David Lys and Manny Vilar, who is challenging him for a seat on the town board, were in broad agreement on a range of topics at a debate hosted by the East Hampton Group for Good Government on Tuesday at the East Hampton Library.