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02/13/18 10:00am
RACHEL SIFORD PHOTO Perry Gershon of East Hampton said his campaign has raised over $1 million.

RACHEL SIFORD PHOTO Perry Gershon of East Hampton said his campaign has raised over $1 million.

Residents across the East End got their first introduction last weekend to seven individuals who will vie for the Democratic nomination to challenge Republican Congressman Lee Zeldin (R-Mastic) in November. (more…)

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12/28/17 3:00pm
The candidates for Town board in 2017. Clockwise from lower left, Albert Dickson, Supervisor Jim Dougherty, Gary Gerth, Marcus Kaasik and Councilwoman Amber Brach-Williams.

PETER WALDNER ILLUSTRATION The candidates for Town board in 2017. Clockwise from lower left, Albert Dickson, Supervisor Jim Dougherty, Gary Gerth, Marcus Kaasik and Councilwoman Amber Brach-Williams.

It was a relatively quiet campaign season on Shelter Island to fill two Town Board seats and elect a supervisor.

Republican Councilwoman Amber Brach-Williams, running for reelection, was considered such a shoo-in that she wasn’t even challenged by the Democrats, who put up Albert Dickson, chairman of the town’s Water Advisory Committee, as the only Democrat challenging for the two seats. Councilwoman Chris Lewis announced early on she was retiring, and the GOP put up political newcomer Marcus Kaasik to run. (more…)