Riverhead Councilman Jim Wooten, who must give up his Town Board seat at the end of the year due to term limits, says he will screen for the Republican nomination for supervisor and may also screen for an assessor position if one of the incumbents doesn’t seek re-election.
The Riverhead Republican Committee sent out a press release indicating that it will be screening candidates for town offices Tuesday, Feb. 5, at 6 p.m. READ
Polling places in the Riverhead area will be at the following locations. Polls are open from 6 a.m. to 9 p.m. everywhere. READ
Tuesday is Election Day nationwide and voters in Riverhead Town will be asked to choose a supervisor, two council members, an assessor and highway superintendent. READ
The wave of voters that President-elect Donald Trump rode into office this Election Day clearly swept through Riverhead, where the unlikely Republican candidate trounced Democrat Hillary Clinton by nearly 3,000 votes, according to preliminary election results. READ
The Nov. 8 ballot won’t just be about Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump. READ
The two candidates vying for the Democratic nomination for the First Congressional District seat in a primary argued over who has better job creation ideas during a debate held by the Southold Democratic Club Tuesday night at Southold High School.
The Southampton Town Board seat left vacant after the sudden arrest on drug charges and subsequent resignation of Southampton Town Councilman Brad Bender last year will come down to a pair of familiar faces for a replacement.
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