Monthly Archives: October 2020

The Days After Election Day

As our democracy hangs by a rapidly fraying thread, it is critical that each of us do everything we can to ensure that Donald Trump is voted out of office, and once voted out of office, that he actually LEAVES … Continue reading

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Poll Watching in Pennsylvania

From: Kathryn Levy  I really don’t think the PA-Dems would be pushing so hard for poll observers if they didn’t think it was important.  I worked in Florida as a volunteer coordinator for the Kerry and Obama campaigns. Particularly in the case of … Continue reading

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The People PAC: Flipping Statehouses

From Mara Gerstein: Dear Friends,with T-6 days until voting ends in 2020, here at The People we are cycling between anxiety and HOPE. We are also filled to the brim with gratitude to our brilliant partners, generous donors, and the network … Continue reading

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Are we Ready?

“the choice could not be more clear”

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YAY! I voted!

Like you, I have been waiting for this moment for 4 years. I have never seen voting lines like this, not in 20 years, not in sleepy East Hampton after the summer crowds are long gone. Newsday and the Press … Continue reading

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Caravans in Suffolk County

From Shoshona Hershkowitz on Saturday’s rally on Long Island New York: Yesterday, people where I live, we were harassed by the Trump caravan. This group with covered license plates, screaming slurs out of their bullhorns at intersections, calling for the … Continue reading

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How Masks Matter

OK. Seriously, what is the latest on masks? Bottom line: if most people wear an effective mask we can significantly curb viral transmission It is increasingly clear that there are differences in mask quality and protection. Here is one example … Continue reading

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Prop #1: Yes or No?

Prop #1 asks voters (on the back of the ballot for Nov 3rd) if we’d like the term length for our Suffolk County legislators be four years rather than the current two. A no vote advocates keeping them on a … Continue reading

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Pennsylvania: the Key Battleground

Pennsylvania (PA) is the tipping point: I read that if Biden wins PA, he has 90+% chance of winning the presidency. If he loses PA he has a less than 50% chance. “Both sides now see Pennsylvania, with 20 electoral … Continue reading

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LeeZeldinRecord.com: Living a Double Life

PRESS RELEASE: October 16, 2020 CONTACTS:  Jacquelyn Gavron, jgavron@gmail.com,                          Amy Turner, amyturner2000@gamil.com, NY-01 Constituents’ Website— LeeZeldinRecord.com—Reveals Troubling Discrepancies  With Rep. Zeldin “living a double life”—as Newsday recently put it—it’s almost impossible for voters to know where he stands on critical … Continue reading

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Zeldin’s complete Environmental Record

Latest update of Zeldin’s environmental voting record below. The spreadsheet itself (all 193 bills since Zeldin was first elected) is linked in Excel format: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/19e5j3Z3xupufWNReLsO-P69eL316sJDLBbf8EZDFklg/edit?usp=sharing This is our last update before the November 3rd election. It covers the 21 bills tracked … Continue reading

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Trump’s chearleader: Lee Zeldin

Don’t let him fool you: LZ will take away your healthcare, your reproductive rights and destroy the environment. Another 4 years of DT and another 2 years of LZ spells disaster. VOTE GOROFF for Congress, Biden/Harris for the top of … Continue reading

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Schedule of Local Debates

Submitted by Tina Plesset: The Scheduled local debates are: Oct 13, 7 pm – Goroff (D) and Zeldin (R) on the environment. Sponsored by LCV.  NY CD-1 congressional race. This is a ZOOM forum. Registration is online here. Oct 19, 7 … Continue reading

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Lawn Sign Thefts

It is the norm in October prior to elections: political lawn signs for one candidate or another arouse irrational anger and signs are mutilated or just stolen. Posting a sign is protected by the law, even if the sign is … Continue reading

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Vote NO on Proposal #2

While we are all concentrating on the front of the ballot, there are 2 proposals on the back. #2 is of particular concern. Here is why. Your drinking water is at risk! While everyone was home and grappling with the … Continue reading

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Voters Should Not Be Intimidated

Submitted by Francesca Rheannon: By Sean Morales-Doyle , Daniel I. Weiner , Wendy R. Weiser , Michael German , Elizabeth Goitein . From The Brennan Center Last Updated: October 7, 2020 Published: October 6, 2020 As Election Day nears, President … Continue reading

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Trump Is Killing Us

Letter to the Editor published in The East Hampton Star, October 8 Corrosive Effects To the Editor: The deadliest threat facing the American public isn’t the coronavirus, it’s the toxic brew of arrogance and ignorance that Trump and his loyalists … Continue reading

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The Home Stretch

Just 25 days left to do everything we can to defeat Donald Trump, flip the Senate, and kick Zeldin out of office! And, if that weren’t enough, we must protect and grow the Democratic majority in the NYS Senate. (Fellow NY01 resident Ron Lauder is … Continue reading

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Republicans don’t like Teslas

From Diane Saatchi: Have you heard about  #join2020vote ? Gen Z is definitely different. These folks are all in on social media. We got lucky — or were well advised — and we were able to reach a huge audience of … Continue reading

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Trump’s Economic Fallout

Guestwords in the East Hampton Star: Trump’s Economic Fallout for Suffolk County and Long Island By John Tepper Marlin and Steven Newman October 1, 2020 President Trump’s three main economic initiatives have been radical 2017 cuts in taxes (at the … Continue reading

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