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Blue Wave Hits Tricky Political Waters on Long Island

While the blue tide buoyed Democratic President-elect Joe Biden’s victory and sank Republican Donald Trump’s bid for a second term in the White House, on Long Island the inflow fell short, as the GOP washed away one local Dem. 

Palumbo Beats Ahearn in Race For LaValle’s Seat

New York State Assemblyman Anthony Palumbo (R-New Suffolk) beat Democrat Laura Ahearn in the race to replace retiring longtime state Sen. Kenneth LaValle (R-Port Jefferson).

GOP Challenger Weik Unseats Senator Martinez

Republican former Islip Town Tax Receiver Alexis Weik ousted freshman New York State Sen. Monica Martinez (D-Brentwood) a month after Election Day once absentee ballots were counted.