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Southold and Riverhead Dems Team Up with Indivisible North Fork for Gershon Event

Jul
4
2018

Southold Democrats, Riverhead Democrats, and Indivisible North Fork invite you to join us at Touch of Venice, in Cutchogue, on July 10 from 7-9 pm to meet Perry Gershon, Democratic Candidate for our district and plan for the campaign ahead. This is an action meeting for those ready to get involved!

At the event, guests will have the opportunity to learn about the field campaign plan from Gershon's field manager and get trained (if needed) on how to make contacts. Phone lists and walk sheets will be available for those who are ready to get started right away.

The campaign to reclaim CD-1 from Zeldin and the Republicans has begun. But it can't be won without a lot of work....| read more ››

Democratic Congressional Hopefuls Pitch Their Candidacies

Feb
12
2018

Seven people vying for the chance to run against Lee Zeldin in November pitched their candidacies Saturday morning at a breakfast event hosted by Southold Democrats at the Hellenic Snack Bar in East Marion.

Zeldin (R-Shirley) will seek election to a third term this fall. Democrats looking to unseat him believe he is a vulnerable incumbent, citing his allegiance to President Donald Trump, an appearance in his behalf at a campaign fundraiser by former Trump strategist Steve Bannon and his postion on issues they say show he is “out of touch” with residents in New York’s First Congressional District.| read more ››

A Call for a More Open Government

Feb
2
2018

The following "Letter to the Editor" was published in the Suffolk Times Newspaper on February 1, 2018:

At the January 16th Town Board meeting, I stood before Supervisor Russell and the Town Board to recommend they take a closer look at the level of transparency, accessibility and openness in town government. I raised two specific examples: (1) I commended that Town Board meetings are webcast, and suggested that zoning, planning and work sessions be webcast as well, as these meetings are where many important decisions occur. (2) When Committees have vacancies, there should be a clear and transparent process for posting them in the most accessible ways possible, so that as many constituents as possible are aware of...| read more ››

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