Island Vote 2017

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  • Saladino to stay as Oyster Bay supervisor

    Saladino to stay as Oyster Bay supervisor

    Wednesday, November 8 2017 12:05 AM EST2017-11-08 05:05:01 GMT
    Incumbent Republican Joe Saladino defeated Democrat Marc Herman and three other challengers Tuesday night to remain Oyster Bay town supervisor.Incumbent Republican Joe Saladino defeated Democrat Marc Herman and three other challengers Tuesday night to remain Oyster Bay town supervisor.

    Incumbent Republican Joe Saladino defeated Democrat Marc Herman and three other challengers Tuesday night to remain Oyster Bay town supervisor.

    Incumbent Republican Joe Saladino defeated Democrat Marc Herman and three other challengers Tuesday night to remain Oyster Bay town supervisor.

  • No new sheriff in town: Suffolk race too close to call

    No new sheriff in town: Suffolk race too close to call

    Wednesday, November 8 2017 12:29 PM EST2017-11-08 17:29:55 GMT
    Errol Toulon Jr., the Democratic candidate for Suffolk County sheriff, narrowly edged out a victory over Republican candidate Larry Zacarese.Errol Toulon Jr., the Democratic candidate for Suffolk County sheriff, narrowly edged out a victory over Republican candidate Larry Zacarese.

    Errol Toulon Jr., the Democratic candidate for Suffolk County sheriff, narrowly edged out a victory over Republican candidate Larry Zacarese. 

    Errol Toulon Jr., the Democratic candidate for Suffolk County sheriff, narrowly edged out a victory over Republican candidate Larry Zacarese. 

  • Lupinacci elected as Huntington town supervisor

    Lupinacci elected as Huntington town supervisor

    Tuesday, November 7 2017 11:25 PM EST2017-11-08 04:25:25 GMT
    Republican Chad Lupinacci defeated Democrat Tracey Edwards and independent candidate Michael Raspantini Tuesday night.Republican Chad Lupinacci defeated Democrat Tracey Edwards and independent candidate Michael Raspantini Tuesday night.

    For the first time in more than two decades, the town of Huntington has a new supervisor.

    For the first time in more than two decades, the town of Huntington has a new supervisor.

  • Wehrheim wins race for Smithtown town supervisor

    Wehrheim wins race for Smithtown town supervisor

    Tuesday, November 7 2017 11:35 PM EST2017-11-08 04:35:43 GMT
    Wehrheim was running against Democrat Bill Holst and Kristen Slevin.Wehrheim was running against Democrat Bill Holst and Kristen Slevin.

    Republican Ed Wehrheim won the race for Smithtown supervisor Tuesday night and will replace Pat Vecchio, who had been supervisor for 40 years.

    Republican Ed Wehrheim won the race for Smithtown supervisor Tuesday night and will replace Pat Vecchio, who had been supervisor for 40 years.

  • Nassau County Executive In-Studio Debate

    Nassau County Executive Debate

    Monday, October 16 2017 5:20 PM EDT2017-10-16 21:20:41 GMT

    Complete in-studio debate between Nassau County Executive candidates Laura Curran and Jack Martins.

    Complete in-studio debate between Nassau County Executive candidates Laura Curran and Jack Martins.

  • Suffolk County District Attorney In-Studio Debate

    Suffolk County District Attorney In-Studio Debate

    Wednesday, October 18 2017 5:04 PM EDT2017-10-18 21:04:33 GMT
    Complete in-studio debate between Suffolk County district attorney candidates Tim Sini and Raymond Perini.Complete in-studio debate between Suffolk County district attorney candidates Tim Sini and Raymond Perini.
    Complete in-studio debate between Suffolk County district attorney candidates Tim Sini and Raymond Perini.
    Complete in-studio debate between Suffolk County district attorney candidates Tim Sini and Raymond Perini.
  • Suffolk County Sheriff In-Studio Debate

    Suffolk County Sheriff In-Studio Debate

    Complete in-studio debate between Suffolk County sheriff candidates Larry Zacarese and Errol Toulon Complete in-studio debate between Suffolk County sheriff candidates Larry Zacarese and Errol Toulon

    Complete in-studio debate between Suffolk County sheriff candidates Larry Zacarese and Errol Toulon Jr.

    Complete in-studio debate between Suffolk County sheriff candidates Larry Zacarese and Errol Toulon Jr.

  • Curran declares victory in Nassau executive race

    Curran declares victory in Nassau executive race

    Wednesday, November 8 2017 1:08 AM EST2017-11-08 06:08:10 GMT
    Legislator Laura Curran has declared victory in the Nassau County executive race.Legislator Laura Curran has declared victory in the Nassau County executive race.

    Legislator Laura Curran has declared victory in the Nassau County executive race. 

    Legislator Laura Curran has declared victory in the Nassau County executive race. 

  • Tim Sini wins race for Suffolk district attorney

    Tim Sini wins race for Suffolk district attorney

    Tuesday, November 7 2017 11:29 PM EST2017-11-08 04:29:17 GMT
    Suffolk Police Commissioner Tim Sini has declared victory in the race for Suffolk County district attorney.Suffolk Police Commissioner Tim Sini has declared victory in the race for Suffolk County district attorney.

    The most high-profile race in Suffolk County is for district attorney – pitting Suffolk Police Commissioner Tim Sini against defense attorney Ray Perini, a former assistant DA. 

    The most high-profile race in Suffolk County is for district attorney – pitting Suffolk Police Commissioner Tim Sini against defense attorney Ray Perini, a former assistant DA. 

  • New York voters reject constitutional convention measure

    New York voters reject constitutional convention measure

    Tuesday, November 7 2017 10:55 PM EST2017-11-08 03:55:03 GMT
    New Yorkers have rejected a measure calling for a constitutional convention.New Yorkers have rejected a measure calling for a constitutional convention.

    New Yorkers have rejected a measure calling for a constitutional convention. 

    New Yorkers have rejected a measure calling for a constitutional convention. 

  • Island Vote: Nassau executive candidates try to earn last-minute votes

    Island Vote: Nassau executive candidates try to earn last-minute votes

    Sunday, November 5 2017 5:31 PM EST2017-11-05 22:31:35 GMT

    The candidates vying to be the next Nassau County executive pounded the pavement Sunday trying to earn every last vote before Election Day on Tuesday.

    The candidates vying to be the next Nassau County executive pounded the pavement Sunday trying to earn every last vote before Election Day on Tuesday.

  • Island Vote: Nassau County executive race

    Island Vote: Nassau County executive race

    Friday, November 3 2017 7:25 PM EDT2017-11-03 23:25:42 GMT

    Nassau voters will decide on a new county executive who will be tasked with taking on the decades-old two-headed monster of Nassau politics: Corruption and fiscal irresponsibility.

    Nassau voters will decide on a new county executive who will be tasked with taking on the decades-old two-headed monster of Nassau politics: Corruption and fiscal irresponsibility.

  • Island Vote: Trump's impact during off-year election

    Island Vote: Trump's impact during off-year election

    Thursday, November 2 2017 5:54 PM EDT2017-11-02 21:54:28 GMT
    Without the presence of any major federal or state elected officials on the ballot this Election Day, many are wondering if President Donald Trump’s controversial policies and the tone in Washington, D.C. will have any effect on local races.Without the presence of any major federal or state elected officials on the ballot this Election Day, many are wondering if President Donald Trump’s controversial policies and the tone in Washington, D.C. will have any effect on local races.

    Without the presence of any major federal or state elected officials on the ballot this Election Day, many are wondering if President Donald Trump's controversial policies and the tone in Washington, D.C. will have any effect on local races. 

    Without the presence of any major federal or state elected officials on the ballot this Election Day, many are wondering if President Donald Trump's controversial policies and the tone in Washington, D.C. will have any effect on local races. 

  • Island Vote: Residents to head to polls to vote for Suffolk County DA

    Island Vote: Residents to head to polls to vote for Suffolk County DA

    Wednesday, November 1 2017 7:39 PM EDT2017-11-01 23:39:52 GMT

    In six days, Long Islanders will head to the polls to cast their ballots for Suffolk County district attorney.

    In six days, Long Islanders will head to the polls to cast their ballots for Suffolk County district attorney.

  • Island Vote: Expert predicts little change in Nassau Legislature

    Island Vote: Expert predicts little change in Nassau Legislature

    Tuesday, October 31 2017 8:49 PM EDT2017-11-01 00:49:46 GMT
    Despite every seat in the Nassau Legislature being up for grabs, there is not expected to be too many new faces in those positions, according to political strategist Mike Dawidziak.Despite every seat in the Nassau Legislature being up for grabs, there is not expected to be too many new faces in those positions, according to political strategist Mike Dawidziak.

    Despite every seat in the Nassau Legislature being up for grabs, there is not expected to be too many new faces in those positions, according to political strategist Mike Dawidziak. 

    Despite every seat in the Nassau Legislature being up for grabs, there is not expected to be too many new faces in those positions, according to political strategist Mike Dawidziak. 

  • Flyer endorsing Martins for Nassau executive calls Curran 'MS-13's choice'

    Flyer endorsing Martins for Nassau executive calls Curran 'MS-13's choice'

    Tuesday, October 31 2017 6:18 PM EDT2017-10-31 22:18:30 GMT
    The flier was sent to voters in Nassau County by the New York State Republican Committee.The flier was sent to voters in Nassau County by the New York State Republican Committee.

    A controversial mailer endorsing Jack Martins for Nassau County executive states that Democratic candidate Laura Curran is "MS-13's choice for county executive. She shouldn't be yours."

    A controversial mailer endorsing Jack Martins for Nassau County executive states that Democratic candidate Laura Curran is "MS-13's choice for county executive. She shouldn't be yours."

  • Island Vote: Constitutional convention on the ballot

    Island Vote: Constitutional convention on the ballot

    Thursday, November 2 2017 1:16 PM EDT2017-11-02 17:16:50 GMT
    Signs and bumper stickers asking Long Islanders about a state constitutional convention have peppered the region ahead of a public referendum on whether one should be held.Signs and bumper stickers asking Long Islanders about a state constitutional convention have peppered the region ahead of a public referendum on whether one should be held.

    Signs and bumper stickers asking Long Islanders about a state constitutional convention have peppered the region ahead of a public referendum on whether one should be held.

    Signs and bumper stickers asking Long Islanders about a state constitutional convention have peppered the region ahead of a public referendum on whether one should be held.

  • Island Vote: Proposal 2 seeks action on pensions for convicted officials

    Island Vote: Proposal 2 seeks action on pensions for convicted officials

    Thursday, November 2 2017 1:16 PM EDT2017-11-02 17:16:26 GMT

    Voters will decide this Election Day if pensions of elected officials and other public employees should be revoked if they’re convicted of felonies related to their official positions. 

    Voters will decide this Election Day if pensions of elected officials and other public employees should be revoked if they’re convicted of felonies related to their official positions. 

  • Island Vote: Solages poised to win despite summer arrest

    Island Vote: Solages poised to win despite summer arrest

    Wednesday, November 1 2017 3:06 PM EDT2017-11-01 19:06:41 GMT
    Despite his arrest on assault charges this past summer, political strategists say incumbent Carrie Solages still has the edge over his Republican opponent in the 3rd Legislative District.Despite his arrest on assault charges this past summer, political strategists say incumbent Carrie Solages still has the edge over his Republican opponent in the 3rd Legislative District.

    Despite his arrest on assault charges this past summer, political strategists say incumbent Carrie Solages still has the edge over his Republican opponent in the 3rd Legislative District.      

    Despite his arrest on assault charges this past summer, political strategists say incumbent Carrie Solages still has the edge over his Republican opponent in the 3rd Legislative District.      

  • Audio tape appears to contradict Jack Martins' stance on tax hike

    Audio tape appears to contradict Jack Martins' stance on tax hike

    Wednesday, October 25 2017 6:14 PM EDT2017-10-25 22:14:54 GMT
    Audio recordings from a recent CSEA union meeting appear to contradict Jack Martins' official position that an increase in taxes or fees is not necessary to balance the county's budget.Audio recordings from a recent CSEA union meeting appear to contradict Jack Martins' official position that an increase in taxes or fees is not necessary to balance the county's budget.

    Audio recordings from a recent CSEA union meeting appear to contradict Jack Martins' official position that an increase in taxes or fees is not necessary to balance the county's budget. 

    Audio recordings from a recent CSEA union meeting appear to contradict Jack Martins' official position that an increase in taxes or fees is not necessary to balance the county's budget. 

  • Island Vote: Suffolk County balance of power

    Island Vote: Suffolk County balance of power

    Tuesday, October 24 2017 5:44 PM EDT2017-10-24 21:44:20 GMT
    Democrats outnumber Republicans 2-1 in the Suffolk County Legislature.Democrats outnumber Republicans 2-1 in the Suffolk County Legislature.

    News 12 Long Island is taking a look at the strategy being employed by Suffolk County Republicans to get their candidates into office this Election Day.

    News 12 Long Island is taking a look at the strategy being employed by Suffolk County Republicans to get their candidates into office this Election Day.

  • Island Vote: Huntington town supervisor

    Island Vote: Huntington town supervisor

    Thursday, November 2 2017 1:14 PM EDT2017-11-02 17:14:56 GMT
    The Town of Huntington will be getting a new town supervisor for the first time since the mid-1990s.The Town of Huntington will be getting a new town supervisor for the first time since the mid-1990s.

    The Town of Huntington will be getting a new town supervisor for the first time since the mid-1990s.

    The Town of Huntington will be getting a new town supervisor for the first time since the mid-1990s.

  • Island Vote: After 40 years, a change for Smithtown

    Island Vote: After 40 years, a change for Smithtown

    Friday, October 20 2017 5:48 PM EDT2017-10-20 21:48:50 GMT
    With 40-year incumbent Pat Vecchio out of the race, three candidates are now vying to be Smithtown's next town supervisor.With 40-year incumbent Pat Vecchio out of the race, three candidates are now vying to be Smithtown's next town supervisor.

    With 40-year incumbent Pat Vecchio out of the race, three candidates are now vying to be Smithtown's next town supervisor.

    With 40-year incumbent Pat Vecchio out of the race, three candidates are now vying to be Smithtown's next town supervisor.

  • Island Vote: Hempstead in-fighting could leave opening for Dems

    Island Vote: Hempstead in-fighting could leave opening for Dems

    Wednesday, October 18 2017 6:03 PM EDT2017-10-18 22:03:44 GMT
    Political experts say Democrats have the opportunity to take advantage of political infighting in the Town of Hempstead – an area that has had Republicans in charge for 100 years.Political experts say Democrats have the opportunity to take advantage of political infighting in the Town of Hempstead – an area that has had Republicans in charge for 100 years.

    Political experts say Democrats have the opportunity to take advantage of political infighting in the Town of Hempstead – an area that has had Republicans in charge for 100 years. 

    Political experts say Democrats have the opportunity to take advantage of political infighting in the Town of Hempstead – an area that has had Republicans in charge for 100 years. 

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