REPORTER FILE PHOTO The election of November 8, 2016 will have far reaching consequences in Suffolk County.
The astonishing win of the U.S. presidency by Donald Trump on the Republican ticket has, to put it mildly, overshadowed all other political news out of the 2016 election.
In Suffolk County, which Mr. Trump carried with 52 percent of the vote, a percentage-point more than Democrat Barack Obama did in 2012, there was a variety of less astonishing but still interesting results. Foremost was the, not unrelated, first re-election victory of Congressman Lee Zeldin (R-Shirley). (more…)
COURTESY PHOTO-Anna Throne-Holst
Anna Throne-Holst will be the Democratic candidate in this fall’s 1st Congressional District race against incumbent Republican Lee Zeldin. (more…)
TIMES REVIEW FILE PHOTOS Democratic rivals Anna Throne-Holst and David Calone are seperated by 29 votes before the counting of absentee ballots.
Thursday, July 7, the Suffolk County Board of Elections is expected to count more than 1,790 absentee ballots cast in the Democratic primary race between Congressional hopefuls Anna Throne-Holst and Dave Calone.
Unofficial results from the Suffolk County Board of Elections showed Ms. Throne-Holst held a lead of 29 votes. Just under eight percent of the 1st District’s 136,464 registered Democrats voted on primary night. (more…)
Former Southampton Town Councilwoman Anna Throne-Holst has a narrow lead over opponent Dave Calone in a Democratic Congressional primary too close to call on the night of the vote.