Democrat Perry Gershon, running a second time against incumbent U.S. Representative Lee Zeldin (R-Shirley), will take a similar approach to that of Otis Pike decades ago.
Democrat Pike initially lost to a lst Congressional District Republican incumbent. He then spent two years moving around the district meeting with voters person-to-person. (more…)
50 YEARS AGO IN HISTORY
Expo 67, the World’s Fair, opened in Montreal with the date coinciding with the centennial of the Canadian Confederation.
Muhammad Ali refused military service and was stripped of his heavyweight boxing title for three years.
Fidel Castro announced all intellectual property belonged to the people and said Cuba would translate and publish technical literature without compensation.
Elvis Presley married Priscilla Beaulieu in Las Vegas.
The New York Knicks signed Bill Bradley to a four year $500,000 contract.
And on Shelter Island . . .
FILE PHOTO | Congressman Lee Zeldin (R-Shirley)
Will what is being called the “Trump Factor” — a negative view of the Republican candidate for president that could affect GOP candidates down the ballot — impact Congressman Lee Zeldin’s (R-Shirley) reelection bid? (more…)