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Suffolk County Democratic chair celebrates two decades of service

Suffolk County Democratic Committee chairman Rich Schaffer recently celebrated two decades of service in 2020. During his time as chairman, he has seen over 275 candidates elected and more than …

Laura Ahearn (D-Port Jefferson), a licensed attorney and social worker who founded nonprofits Crime Victims Center and Ronkonkoma-based Parents for Megan’s Law nearly 25 years ago, is running …

Assemblyman Anthony Palumbo (R-New Suffolk) was elected to serve the 2nd Assembly District constituents in 2013 and is now running for state Senate, long-held by Sen. Ken LaValle, who is not seeking …

Republican incumbent Lee Zeldin is seeking a fourth term in the U.S. Houseof Representatives for New York’s 1st Congressional District. Zeldin lives andhas created a family in Shirley. He also …

Challenger Nancy Goroff is seeking congressman Lee Zeldin’s seat in the House of Representatives. Goroff, running on the Democratric ticket, is a scientist who has taught and done research at …

While the coronavirus pandemic has presented an array of challenges thisvoting season, it has also sparked new state initiatives to ease the voting process. Nancy Marr, president of the League of …

Laura Ahearn, an attorney and victim advocate from Port Jefferson, will run on the Democratic ticket for New York State Senate District 1, after winning the primary in June. The race will decide …

Nancy Goroff, a Stony Brook scientist, was declared the winner of the NY-1 Democratic primary last week, edging out opponent Perry Gershon by 630 votes. “I am honored to have earned …

With New York’s First Congressional District up for grabs again this November, Democrats will vote to select their nominee to face off against Lee Zeldin when November comes around. …

State Sen. Kenneth LaValle will not seek reelection in 2020, after 44 years in the Legislature. A Republican from Port Jefferson, LaValle is known for his saying: “First district …

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