Road to the Election 2018

Christopher Walsh
May 31, 2018 02:30 PM
With the June 26 primary election fast approaching, the five Democratic candidates seeking to challenge Representative Lee Zeldin in New York’s First Congressional District were measured in their remarks at a debate last Thursday at Hampton Bays High School.
Christopher Walsh
May 31, 2018 02:04 PM
Elaine DiMasi, a candidate for the Democratic Party’s nomination to represent the First Congressional District, will meet voters on Monday from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Elizabeth Dow showroom at 14 Gingerbread Lane in East Hampton.
Star Staff
May 17, 2018 11:28 AM
Paul Davis, an artist whose paintings and posters have been the subject of gallery exhibitions and museum retrospectives in the United States and abroad, has designed a poster featuring David Pechefsky.
Christopher Walsh
April 26, 2018 02:54 PM
“I fight, I’m stubborn,” Kate Browning told those attending a congressional candidates forum at St. Michael’s Lutheran Church in Amagansett last month. “I never give up, I never back down. That’s why I can beat Lee Zeldin.”
Christopher Walsh
April 19, 2018 04:44 PM
For a time, Suffolk County was ground zero for immigrant issues, Vivian Viloria-Fisher told the audience at a Democratic congressional candidates forum in January.
Christopher Walsh
April 11, 2018 10:59 PM
“At this point, I think I am the only Ph.D. scientist of any kind” in Congress, Representative Bill Foster of Illinois told Public Radio International in January. “We have some political scientists, I think a mathematician, but it feels sort of lonely.”
April 11, 2018 12:52 PM
(Op-Ed by Perry Gershon) Representative Zeldin calls Trump “the ultimate dealmaker,” but both seem indifferent to the damage even a successful deal with the Chinese would do to American consumers.
Christopher Walsh
March 29, 2018 11:21 AM
“I really have that strong understanding of how federal policy comes down and intersects with local policy — what happens on the ground,” David Pechefsky said of his tenure as the New York City Council’s assistant director for housing and economic development.
Christopher Walsh
March 15, 2018 12:03 PM
Democrats seeking to unseat Representative Lee Zeldin sharpened their focus on the second-term congressman at a forum in Amagansett attacking his positions on guns and foreign policy and his ties to President Trump.
David E. Rattray
March 1, 2018 02:15 PM
The sole East Hampton resident seeking the Democratic nomination to challenge Representative Lee Zeldin in November, Perry Gershon, will be among a field of seven hopefuls at a forum in Amagansett.
Christopher Walsh
January 18, 2018 05:20 PM
An overflow crowd in Southampton on Monday heard from six people who hope to be the Democratic Party candidate to challenge Representative Lee Zeldin in the fall.
Christopher Walsh
January 15, 2018 01:14 PM
While outrage over President Trump's reference to Haiti and African nations as "shithole countries" was widespread among lawmakers the world over, Representative Lee Zeldin was among the first in Congress to jump to the president's defense.
David E. Rattray
October 12, 2017 04:01 PM
The main committee supporting East Hampton Town Republicans missed a Friday deadline to provide a required campaign finance report to New York State regulators.
Christopher Walsh
July 27, 2017 02:17 PM
Perry Gershon, a businessman and entrepreneur who is a Democratic candidate to represent New York’s First Congressional District, announced on Monday that he has raised $102,700 since July 15.