In the end, it wasn’t about how many, or which, political parties endorsed him. Or which didn’t endorse him. It wasn’t about how much money he raised or how many outside dollars were — or weren’t — spent through political action committees to back his campaign.
As with any election, it was about how many votes he received. READ
Incumbent Town Supervisor Sean Walter made history on election day Tuesday, fending off Democratic challenger Anthony Coates and edging out Republican candidate Jodi Giglio to win reelection on a third-party line by just 436 votes. READ
Incumbent Riverhead Supervisor Sean Walter finished first in a three-way horse race, finishing Election Night with an unofficial 436-vote lead over Republican challenger Jodi Giglio. (more…)
At times during this year’s three-way race for Riverhead Town supervisor, both challengers have used the same analogy.
Taking on questions on everything from progress at EPCAL, downtown revitalization and town finances, the three candidates for Town Supervisor made their pitches for your vote at a Riverhead News-Review sponsored debate at Polish Hall Monday night. READ
Local elections in Riverhead have always been a mess of political drama, personal histories, party lines swapped, alliances made and then broken and feuds aired out in the open.
But have we ever had an election so filled with story lines as this year’s town supervisor race?
The Riverhead Republican Committee and its town supervisor candidate, Jodi Giglio, are leading the way in campaign contributions, according to financial disclosure reports filed Oct. 2. READ
No matter what questions were being asked at Thursday’s debate in Jamesport, it seemed the Riverhead Town supervisor candidates couldn’t resist taking shots at each other. (more…)