JULIA BRENNAN PHOTO Elections officials Angela Corbett and Wade Badger review absentee ballots Tuesday night at Village Hall where three write-ins beat three incumbents in the trustee election.
In a stunning sweep, three write-in candidates — who had been sued by the mayor as part of an effort to keep their names off the ballot — unseated three incumbent trustees in the Village of Dering Harbor on Tuesday. Ballots were cast by all but four of the 81 registered voters in the state’s smallest municipality.
REPORTER FILE PHOTO | Mayor Tim Hogue
The Village of Dering Habor’s reputation as a hotbed of election intrigue got a boost when its mayor, acting as a “citizen objector,” sued the Suffolk County Board of Elections (BOE), the village clerk and the three challengers seeking to unseat incumbent trustees in the upcoming election. (more…)
TIM GANNON PHOTO The Suffolk County Republican Committee nominated Phil Boyle (left) for sheriff and Ray Perini for district attorney at Monday night’s nominating convention.
The Suffolk County Republican Committee named Ray Perini as its candidate for district attorney and State Senator Phil Boyle for sheriff at its nominating convention Monday night in Farmingville. (more…)
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO
The political season is up and running on Shelter Island, with Democratic and Republican committees announcing some newcomers for the November ballot. (more…)
COURTESY PHOTO East End legislators Bridget Fleming and Al Krupski were renominated by Suffolk Democrats Monday
The Suffolk County Democratic Committee renominated East End county legislators Al Krupski and Bridget Fleming — who represents Shelter Island — Monday night, but held off on a decision on the high-profile positions of district attorney and sheriff.
Both those countywide offices will be left vacant by retiring incumbents. (more…)