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Al Krupski or Sean Walter, we want to know who our readers plan to vote for in Tuesday’s special election for the 1st District seat in the Suffolk County Legislature.
Polling places will be open from 6 a.m. to 9 p.m. Tuesday as Mr. Walter, the Republican Riverhead Town Supervisor, and Mr. Krupski, a Democratic Southold Councilman square off for Ed Romaine’s seat, which he vacated after he was elected Brookhaven Town Supervisor in November.
Voters who are unsure of their polling place can look it up here.
The district stretches from Middle Island to Fishers Island and includes Shelter Island (until the district lines change next year).
Many people will offer various opinions on Tuesday night’s start to the Republican National Convention, an evening that saw speeches from former Pennsylvania Senator Rick Santorum, presidential hopeful Mitt Romney’s wife Ann and New Jersey Governor Chris Christie.
For some it was an event laced with the typical political rhetoric and partisan dribble. For others it was a night full of inspirational speeches sure to fire up the GOP base.
We want to know what you thought of the event. Take our poll and leave a comment below.
Anthony Coates, political adviser to Republican Supervisor Sean Walter, confirmed on Thursday that he filed paperwork at the Suffolk County Board of Elections to change his registration from Democrat to Republican, prompting speculation that he may run a primary against incumbent Republican councilmembers in 2013.
The terms held by incumbent Councilwoman Jodi Giglio and Councilman John Dunleavy are up for reelection that year.
We want to know who you would vote for in that potential primary.