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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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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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Early Voting

I can’t wait. Voting in NY State and Suffolk county starts on October 24th, a little over 1 month from now! In contrast to absentee ballots and voting by mail, there seems less risk of your vote not being counted … Continue reading

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Early Voting in Suffolk County, NY

Useful info from the Board Of Elections website for the Democratic Primary Election: https://suffolkcountyny.gov/Departments/BOE/Early-Voting-Sites-6-23-2020 I strongly urge either early voting or mailing in your absentee ballot.  This is because they are expecting a huge turn out: about 40,000 voters compared … Continue reading

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Voting for Delegates

We received our mail-in ballots.  I asked whether we should vote for all 6 delegate candidates. It is confusing for many of us.  For example, under Biden’s name, there are 6 candidate delegates listed, see above. I had received different … Continue reading

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Voting in the Pandemic Era: Safety First.

Safety First (in the Southampton Press) As the officers of the Southampton Town Democratic Committee, we wanted to share some thoughts about the controversial decision to cancel the New York State Presidential Primary. We understand that there are Democrats who … Continue reading

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Census 2020

Via Dr. Eve Krief on Facebook. #Census2020 The Census starts arriving in mailboxes today! Complete by mail, online or by phone . Our responses will determine the allocation of crucial federal funding our communities rely on! https://2020census.gov/en.html Note: Vox: “It … Continue reading

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How do I love thee? Let me count the ways.

Published recently in the Western Edition of the SH Press. A short count of Lee Zeldin’s ways: 6/3/2015: Lee Zeldin voted YES—(HR 2578: Massie amendment) to restrict the ability of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, to regulate the sale … Continue reading

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Talk is Cheap Mr. Zeldin

From James Ewing:  A reminder of where Lee Zeldin stands on the environment.  The Scorecard as per the League of Conservation Voters. To get the specifics on each vote go their website and click on the “vote name”: http://scorecard.lcv.org/moc/lee-zeldin Green … Continue reading

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The All-important Numbers for NY CD-1

Let’s look at the important numbers in NY CD-1. Demographics: Table I  (Source: Ballotpedia, based on 2010 census) Population 720,071 Gender 49.6% Male, 50.4% Female Race 87.7% White, 4.6% Black, 3.5% Asian Ethnicity 12.8% Hispanic Unemployment 6.60% Median household income … Continue reading

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Participate in Our Democracy

Tuesday November 7th is Election Day. Please go out and vote! In East Hampton, we will be voting for Town Supervisor, Town Board, Town Trustees and county wide offices including Suffolk County District Attorney and Suffolk County Legislator. If you … Continue reading

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Let’s Vote

Letter to the Editor in the East Hampton Star  Oct. 26, 2017 “Self-Defeating” With two weeks to go, anecdotal evidence suggests that many potential voters in our region: 1. don’t know much, if anything, about individual candidates; 2. are unaware … Continue reading

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