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2022 Elections

Federal

US Senate

Chuck Schumer

Throughout his career, Charles “Chuck” Schumer has fought to make government work for all Americans by cutting through red tape and finding common-sense solutions to challenges facing the middle- class. Chuck has become known for his tireless work to reduce crime, increase economic opportunity, and expand access to higher education, affordable health care and housing. read more »

US House - (NY-01)

Bridget Fleming

A former prosecutor and Southampton Town Councilwoman, Suffolk County Legislator Bridget Fleming has spent her career standing up for Long Island families. As an elected official, Fleming has championed tax relief, environmental protection, and was a steady presence for residents throughout the COVID-19 pandemic and its aftermath. Newsday called her “one of the most active and effective lawmakers in the county.” Prior to serving on the Southampton Town Board, Bridget worked for almost a decade as an Assistant District Attorney in the Manhattan District Attorney’s office. As a member of the Sex Crimes Prosecution Unit, she successfully fought for justice for victims of sexual assault.. She also served as Chief of a Unit devoted to attacking fraud in public programs. Bridget went on to become Managing Attorney for pro bono programs at the New York City Bar Association, where she led programs focused on homelessness, refugees, cancer, and elder law. When 9/11 shook the nation and the city, Bridget trained volunteer lawyers to help the families of victims of the attack.  read more »

US House - (NY-02)

Jackie Gordon

Jackie Gordon's commitment to service has always driven her to do more. Jackie Gordon is a combat veteran, an educator, a public servant, and a community leader. Jackie was born in Jamaica, West Indies, and grew up in Queens, NY. While in college and teaching in local schools, she enlisted in the United States Army Reserve. Over her 29-year career in the Armed Forces, Jackie served our country overseas as a platoon leader in Germany during Operation Desert Storm, as an operations officer at Guantanamo Bay during the Global War on Terror, as a battle captain in Baghdad during the U.S.-led invasion of Iraq, and as Commander of the 310th Military Police Battalion in Afghanistan in 2012. She retired from the Army Reserve with the rank of Lieutenant Colonel in 2014. read more »

NYS Executive Branch

Governor of NY

Governor Kathy Hochul

Kathy Hochul is the 57th Governor of New York. As governor, she has brought a fresh and collaborative approach to governing to get results for New Yorkers. Since taking office, Kathy has taken action to make New York a national leader in tackling the COVID crisis by enforcing the vaccine mandate for healthcare workers and calling for universal masking in schools. In addition, as the State’s first female governor, she has reaffirmed abortion rights in New York in the wake of Texas passing strict, anti-abortion laws, so that abortion access is always safe and available in New York. These actions have earned her the endorsement of groups like EMILY’s List, who have recognized her devotion to advancing women’s rights. Kathy has also fought for families trying to make ends meet.In some of her earliest actions as governor, Kathy passed an eviction moratorium, accelerated rental assistance, and released $200 million for food assistance. She is dedicated to keeping businesses afloat and families secure, all while growing New York’s economy as our State comes back stronger than ever before. A lifelong New Yorker, Kathy was born and raised in a blue-collar Irish Catholic family in Buffalo that instilled in her a deep passion for public service. read more »

Lt. Governor of NY

Antonio Delgado

Born and raised in Schenectady, Antonio is a native of upstate New York. His parents worked for General Electric and benefited from a thriving regional economy. They worked hard to pursue the American Dream of building a better future for Antonio and his little brother. Antonio attended Colgate University, in Hamilton, New York, where he graduated with high honors and earned a Rhodes Scholarship to Oxford. From there, he went to law school at Harvard, which is where he met his wife Lacey, a native of Woodstock and Kingston. read more »

NYS Attorney General

Tish James

Tish James is currently serving in her second term as the Public Advocate for the City of New York. She is the first woman of color to hold Citywide office in New York City. As Public Advocate, she serves as a watchdog over New York City government agencies, and an advocate and lawyer for the City’s most vulnerable and disenfranchised communities. As Public Advocate, Tish has transformed the office to be a real engine of reform and progress. Her office has handled over 32,000 constituent complaints and passed more legislation than all previous Public Advocates combined, including groundbreaking legislation that bans questions about salary history from the employment process to address the pervasive gender wage gap. read more »

NYS Comptroller

Tom DiNapoli

On February 7, 2007, Thomas P. DiNapoli was sworn in as the 54th Comptroller of the State of New York. Since taking office, Tom has fought to protect taxpayers -- aggressively identifying government waste, holding public and private institutions accountable, and working to restore the public’s trust in the Comptroller’s office. read more »

NYS Senate

NYS Senate - 1st SD

Skyler Johnson

Born and raised in Mount Sinai, New York, Skyler is a lifelong resident of Long Island. Skyler graduated Summa Cum Laude from Stony Brook University. As a Long Island native, he knows the struggles New Yorker’s face. Skyler currently sits on the board of Temple Beth Emeth of Mount Sinai. In addition, Skyler works for the non-profit New Hour LI, an organization which advocates for women, children and families through the providing of direct services and resources. In his role at New Hour, Skyler often directly interfaces with members of the New York State Legislature to discuss policy and the impact of legislation on the lives of those across Long Island.  read more »

NYS Senate - 2nd SD

Susan A. Berland

Susan A. Berland formally was elected to the Suffolk County Legislature, 16th Legislative District on November 7, 2017 and took her oath of office on January 2, 2018. She served on the Suffolk County Legislature until January 2022. Independent of her role as a public servant, Susan is an engaged and proud Dix Hills resident. She is a past Vice President and Member of the Board of Directors of House Beautiful in Dix Hills, one of the leading civic associations in the Town of Huntington and a member of Temple Beth Torah in Melville. read more »

NYS Senate - 3rd SD

Farzeen Bham

We Long Islanders have faced many challenges. From storms to lockdowns, we have gone through tragedy and despair that we would have never even thought was possible. But as these challenges came, our community persevered. By coming together and helping one another, our community has come through this pandemic stronger than ever. With the virus in our rearview, we must look at the problems that have faced our community for decades. We continue to deal with rising state taxes and an education system in crisis. Year after year, our community continues to pay more and more with no end in sight.  read more »

NYS Senate - 4th SD

Monica Martinez

My name is Monica R. Martinez and as your former New York State Senator for the Third Senatorial District, I am eager to represent you once again in Albany. I spent two years enacting groundbreaking reforms and passing important policies providing better opportunities to all New Yorkers. Now - after time away from Albany - it is time I return to the Capital and continue my work delivering for our families, our children, our environment and our most vulnerable populations. This country, and the community in which I live in, have given me the opportunity to succeed and I want to continue to make sure every New Yorker has the same opportunity; the opportunity for a safe community, the opportunity for quality affordable health care, and the opportunity for a sound and equitable education. With your help, let's build that pathway to opportunity for others, together. read more »

NYS Assembly

NYS Assembly - District 1

Fred W. Thiele, Jr. was born on August 26, 1953 and is a lifelong resident of Sag Harbor, New York where he currently lives with his wife NancyLynn. He has three children, (Michael, Jeffrey and Josephine) and three grandchildren. Mr. Thiele is a 1971 graduate of Pierson High School. He attended Cornell University and is a 1976 graduate of Southampton College of Long Island University. He received a Bachelor of Arts degree, summa cum laude, in Political Science and History. In 1979, he received his law degree from Albany Law School. In 1980, he was admitted to the Bar in the State of New York. read more »

NYS Assembly - District 2

Wendy Hamberger

Wendy decided to pursue a career in law to make a difference and to help people. After receiving her BA in Economics and Political Science, she worked as a legislative aid for Assemblywoman Nettie Mayersohn overseeing community outreach in the legislator’s district. In 1994, she chose to attend CUNY law school because of the school's dedication to “Law in the Service of Human Needs' ' and simultaneously pursued a Master's degree in Forensic Psychology at John Jay College of Criminal Justice. She was admitted to practice to the New York Bar in 1999 and hired as an Associate a Levitan and Pardes, PC. working under retired Nassau Supreme Court Justice Sondra Pardes. read more »

NYS Assembly - District 3

NYS Assembly - District 4

Assemblyman Steve Englebright's background in science and education brings a unique and useful perspective to the State Legislature. With professional training as a geologist and biologist, Assemblyman Englebright’s skill at translating technical concepts and findings into innovative public policy has enabled him to help shape laws that have practical relevance to our lives and health. For example, Assemblyman Englebright’s Pesticide Use Reporting Act of 1996 is advancing study of the possible link between pesticides and breast and other cancers. read more »

NYS Assembly - District 5

NYS Assembly - District 6

Philip Ramos represents the 6th Assembly District, which includes portions of the hamlets of Brentwood, Baywood, Central Islip, Bay Shore, North Bay Shore, Islip and Islandia. He was elected to a newly created Assembly seat in 2002. Phil Ramos was born in the Bronx. The son of a correction officer and a registered nurse, Phil learned at an early age the value of helping people and being dedicated to your community. His family was one of the first Hispanic families to move to Brentwood in 1957. He has lived in the community for the past 50 years, raising his two children and working tirelessly on behalf of the community. read more »

NYS Assembly - District 7

NYS Assembly - District 8

Jeanine Aponte

NYS Assembly - District 9

NYS Assembly - District 10

Steve Stern

Steve Stern is proud to have been re-elected as the New York State Assemblyman representing the 10th Assembly District. Elected to the Assembly in a special election in April 2018, Steve hit the ground running by passing an impressive 6 bills in his first 6 weeks, including laws to protect our precious groundwater, services for veterans and measures to protect children’s health. Steve also secured unprecedented funding for local schools and for law enforcement in the fights against the deadly opioid epidemic and MS-13. Steve believes that reducing gun violence is one of the great moral issues of our time, and necessary to protect public safety. He is the proud co-sponsor of New York’s “Red Flag Law” which keeps guns out of the hands of those who should not have them and allows immediate intervention when individuals pose a risk to public safety. read more »

NYS Assembly - District 11

Kimberly Jean-Pierre the daughter of parents who migrated from Haiti to the United States. After high school, she attended Brooklyn College, and earned her Bachelor of Fine Arts in Creative Writing in 2005. In pursuit of her Master’s Degree she attended Stony Brook University, earning her Master of Science in Public Policy in 2007. Kimberly Jean-Pierre has a passion for working with people and by utilizing her interpersonal skills she has proven she gets things done. read more »

NYS Assembly - District 12

Cooper Macco

Cooper J. Macco graduated from St. John’s University School of Law in 2012 and was admitted to the New York State Bar in February 2013. He is also admitted to practice in the Eastern and Southern District of New York. read more »

Suffolk Executive Branch

Suffolk County Clerk

Lisa Jimenez

Lisa A. Jimenez is running for the position of Suffolk County Clerk. Lisa has worked at Suffolk Regional Off-Track Betting for 42 years. In that time, she has worked her way up from cashier to manager of Human Resources. During her career Lisa has been a member of Teamsters Local 237 and the AFL-CIO. For the bast 38 years Lisa has been happily married to her husband Alvin and together are the proud parents of two successful adult children. Her oldest child is in the 82nd Airborne and her daughter work in the Human Resources field. read more »

Suffolk County Comptroller

Tom Dolan

2023 Elections

Suffolk County

Suffolk Legislature (1st LD)

Al Krupski

In addition to serving the residents of Suffolk County in the Legislature since he was first elected in 2013, Al and his wife Mary run Krupski’s Pumpkin Farm, welcoming the sixth generation of family farmers with the birth of three grandchildren over the last few years. Prior to his tenure with the county, Al served on Southold Town Trustees and the Southold Town Board. In his 36 years of public service, Al has established a strong record of environmental protection, and he continues to work across party lines to preserve the East End for future generations. Born and raised on the North Fork, Al received a BS in Plant Science from the University of Delaware, and after graduation, came home and worked on the family farm, eventually, taking it over. Al has a long history of public service, first being elected to the Southold Town Board of Trustees in 1985. He served for 20 years, the last 14 of which as Trustee President. During his tenure as president, he saw that the overdevelopment of Southold’s shoreline had adverse effects on the environment and quality of life, so he successfully spearheaded the effort to rewrite the town’s 30-year-old Wetlands Code, affording the Town better environmental and legal protection. read more »

Suffolk Legislature (9th LD)

Sam Gonzalez

Samuel Gonzalez Jr, born in Brooklyn New York, has spent his career as a labor advocate representing workers across New York State. With more than 32 years of experience in the labor movement, Mr. Gonzalez has proven to be an exceptional leader; dedicated to charting a new course for the labor movement in New York City and beyond.  read more »

Suffolk Legislature (15th LD)

Jason Richberg

A native of Long Island, Jason Andrew Richberg currently serves as Suffolk County Legislator for the 15th LD. An advisor to former Suffolk County Legislator and Presiding Officer DuWayne Gregory, Richberg began his career in government in in 2010, when he was named Chief of Staff to Legislator Gregory. In 2014, when Gregory was elected Presiding Officer, Jason was appointed Chief Deputy Clerk of the Legislature, serving for one year before being named Clerk of the Legislature. Richberg’s years in government are rich with experience, starting in 2010 when he created Gregory’s Youth Leadership Caucus to mentor young adults from the community who volunteer their time on local service projects. read more »

Suffolk Legislature (17th LD)

Councilman Tom Donnelly is a life long resident of the hamlet of Deer Park. A 1984 Graduate of Deer Park High School Councilman Donnelly holds an Associates Degree from Suffolk County Community college and a Bachelor of Science Degree from Saint Joseph’s College Brooklyn NY. read more »

Suffolk Executive Branch

Babylon

Babylon Town Council

DuWayne Gregory

As the newly appointed Babylon Councilman, DuWayne Gregory has given 26 years of service to his country, county and community. An Army veteran, he has been elected six terms in the Suffolk County Legislature representing the county’s 15th legislative district. In 2011, he was chosen as the Legislature’s Majority Leader and was the first person of color to serve in that role. Just three years later he became the first person of color chosen as Presiding Officer, reelected annually by his colleagues.  read more »

Babylon Town Council

Councilman Terence McSweeney is a lifelong resident of the Town of Babylon. Born and raised in North Babylon, McSweeney graduated North Babylon High School in 1996. He and his family recently moved to Babylon Village, where he now resides with his wife and two young daughters. McSweeney has been an active member of the Babylon community for some time. He has been volunteer fireman in North Babylon since 2000. In addition to this, he also spent time in several different roles, including: President of the Parkdale Civic Association in North Babylon (2013-2016), Treasurer of the North Babylon Chamber of Commerce (2015-2016), Trustee of the Suffolk County Parks Department (2014-2018), Ambassador for the Town of Babylon Beautification Program (2014-2018) and Special Assistant to Supervisor Rich Schaffer (2016-2017). read more »

East Hampton

East Hampton Town Supervisor

Peter Van Scoyoc

I want to do what I can to ensure that future generations will continue to enjoy the beauty and bounty of our surroundings and experience the care and support that our small town community offers. As a business owner, I understand the need to support local business while balancing the needs of the community and environment. read more »

East Hampton Town Council

Cate Rogers

East Hampton Town Council

Kathee believes that the job of a Town Board member is to enable the community to achieve its goals, by getting the facts and building consensus. Since taking office in January 2014, she has strongly encouraged public participation to help fashion policy. read more »

East Hampton Highway Superintendent

I was born and raised in East Hampton and I am the son of Robert and Loretta Lynch. I went to E.H.H.S. and graduated in 1978. I married my wife Regina in 1983 and we raised our 3 boys Stephen, Jimmy and Kyle. We are members of Saint Luke’s Church where my wife has taught Sunday School for over 20 years.  read more »

Huntington

Huntington Town Council

Joan Cergol

Councilwoman Joan Cergol is a lifelong resident of Huntington widely known as a knowledgeable and compassionate advocate for the betterment of her hometown and its residents. In addition to her common sense approach and well-developed problem solving skills, Joan brings to the Council seat a wealth of Town knowledge and experience with sixteen years of executive level economic and community development public service to Huntington. Joan’s government service is preceded by 18 years of public and private sector management level positions in public relations and marketing, including her own business.  read more »

2024 Elections

Federal

President of the United States

Joseph R. Biden

"We are in a battle for the soul of America. It’s time to remember who we are. We’re Americans: tough and resilient. We choose hope over fear. Science over fiction. Truth over lies. And unity over division. We treat each other with dignity, we leave nobody behind, and we give hate no safe harbor. We are the United States of America. And together, there is not a single thing we cannot do." Joseph Robinette Biden, Jr. is born in Scranton, Pennsylvania, the son of Catherine Eugenia Finnegan Biden and Joseph Robinette Biden, Sr., and the first of four children. When Joe is 10, the Biden family moves to Claymont, Delaware, to look for better work. It becomes the state Joe calls home. Joe enrolls at the University of Delaware, where he double majors in history and political science. He goes on to Syracuse University, where he earns his law degree. At age 29, Joe becomes one of the youngest people ever elected to the United States Senate. Weeks later, tragedy strikes the Biden family when Neilia and Naomi are killed and Hunter and Beau are critically injured in an auto accident. read more »

Vice President of the United States

Kamala Harris

The first Black and Indian American woman to represent California in the United States Senate, Kamala Harris grew up believing in the promise of America and fighting to make sure that promise is fulfilled for all Americans. Kamala’s father immigrated to the U.S. from Jamaica to study economics and her mother immigrated from India. Kamala’s mother told her growing up “Don’t sit around and complain about things, do something,” which is what drives Kamala every single day. Kamala started fighting for working families in the Alameda County District Attorney’s Office, where she focused on prosecuting child sexual assault cases. From there, she became the first Black woman elected as San Francisco’s District Attorney. In this position, she started a program to provide first-time drug offenders second chances with the opportunity to earn a high school degree and find a job. read more »

US Senate

Senator Kirsten Gillibrand

Senator Kirsten Gillibrand is a proud New York Democrat. She is running a grassroots campaign to fix our economy and improve life for the middle class and working families across New York. Kirsten remains committed to bringing her grassroots campaign to every New Yorker and working tirelessly on behalf of the Empire State. read more »