Riverhead Town Justice
Longtime Riverhead Town Judge Allen Smith is running unopposed for another four-year term. He has the backing of the Democratic, Republican, Conservative, Independence and Reform parties.
Mr. Smith, 73, has been a town justice since 2000 when he was appointed and later elected to the fill the vacancy left by the late Henry Saxtein.
Mr. Smith is a designated Drug Court Judge and serves in the East End Regional Intervention Court.
Before becoming a judge, Mr. Smith was an assistant district attorney in the five East End towns, an attorney in private practice and a Riverhead Town Attorney, and he was elected Riverhead Town Supervisor in 1975, serving until 1980.
He is also a longtime member of the Riverhead Fire Department.