COURTESY PHOTOS Congressman Lee Zeldin, left, and Democratic challenger Perry Gershon.
Over the next several days, leading to the New Year, the Reporter will be posting our annual Year In Review series of important stories from 2018.
The campaign for the November 2018 midterm elections started nearly two years ago, with a bunch of potential Democratic candidates and a group of protesters outside the office of incumbent Republican Congressman Lee Zeldin (R-Shirley). (more…)
“How Do We Build A Just Long Island?”
That important question is being asked at a series of five public forums organized by the organization Erase Racism. (more…)
KELLY ZEGERS PHOTO Perry Gershon celebrates his primary win Tuesday night.
Voters in the 1st Congressional District chose Perry Gershon to be the Democratic candidate to face two-term incumbent Congressman Lee Zeldin (R-Shirley) at the polls in the midterm elections this November. (more…)
COURTESY PHOTO Democrats will go to the polls Tuesday to choose a candidate to run against Congressman Lee Zeldin, above, in November
Five candidates are gearing up for the Democratic primary June 26, vying for the nomination to challenge incumbent Congressman Lee Zeldin (R-Shirley) in November for a seat in the House of Representatives. (more…)
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Meet the candidates
To the Editor:
Tomorrow, Sunday, March 25, the Shelter Island “Sunday Group” is sponsoring a reception to introduce three candidates for the Democratic Party nomination for the House of Representatives in the June 26 primary election.
The candidates are seeking to unseat Republican Congressman Lee Zeldin who strongly supports President Trump’s regressive health, environmental and tax policies. The reception will be held from 2 to 4 p.m. this coming Sunday, at the home of Paulann Sheets, 27 HiLo Drive, HiLo Shores, (631) 749-5805. (more…)