Facing crush of crises, Joe Biden sworn in as 46th president

Joe Biden is sworn in as the 46th president of the United States on the West Front of the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday. Credit: Getty Images/Alex Wong

Joe Biden and Kamala Harris were sworn in Wednesday as president and vice president of the United States, taking the helm of a deeply divided nation and inheriting a confluence of crises faced by few of their predecessors.

With Donald Trump absent — he became the first president since 1869 to skip his successor's inauguration — Biden said he would be the president "for all Americans."| read more ››

Thinking about running for office in Southold?

We want you to run for office!

Southold Town will have 11 seats up for election in November 2021. Southold Town Democrats currently hold just 3 seats - one Town Board member, one Trustee and one Town Justice. Two of these seats were won in 2019, and have helped bring much needed balance and accountability to Town Hall. Holding elected office is a great honor and responsibility, and these positions need hard-working people who possess integrity, thoughtfulness, and creativity to carry our Town strongly into the future.

One of the best ways good, committed people can make a difference in their community is to help their town function efficiently and effectively by holding local office.

Click on the PDF link below to learn more about open seats,...| read more ››

Democrats Take the Lead in Southold!


The Southold Town Democratic Committee is proud to announce that as of October 15th, 2020, Suffolk County Board of Elections data indicates that active Democratic registrations now outnumber active Republican registrations in Southold Town. This represents a drastic reversal from just a few years ago, when there were over 1500 more registered Republicans than Democrats.

Board of Elections data report active Democratic registrations at 6124 vs 6120 active Republican registrations. This is a small but very significant difference.

“The Southold Democrats have been closely following these numbers since 2017, and knew this was coming. But it’s absolutely happened more quickly than we anticipated,” says Kathryn Casey Quigley, Committee Chair.

The Committee attributes the increased pace to a growing anti-Trump sentiment...| read more ››