Tag: 2018elections

Some Upsets in NY Assembly Races on Long Island

Three New York State Assembly members were unseated Tuesday, most notably the anticipated ousting of Deputy Assembly Speaker Earlene Hooper (D-Hempstead), a 30-year-incumbent.

Democrats Win NY Senate Majority After Long Island Upsets

Democrats unseated three New York State Senators on Long Island and picked up a fourth seat previously held by a Republican.

All 5 Long Island Congressional Reps Re-elected

All five of LI's congressional representatives won re-election, although some by closer calls than others.

Cuomo Wins 3rd Term As NY Governor

Gov. Andrew Cuomo won his third term as New York's top elected official Tuesday, fending off a challenge from Republican Dutchess County Executive Marc Molinaro.

With Beer, Blue Point Brewing Lobbies Congress To Give Voters Election...

Proceeds from their beer, Voters Day Off, goes to benefit the nonprofit voter registration group Rock the Vote. The beer can’s label featured a petition to Congress with a place for the drinker to sign.

Cuomo Calls Trump Biggest Threat to NY

Gov. Andrew Cuomo rallied Democratic party faithful with criticism of President Donald Trump during a Nassau County Democratic Committee fundraiser at Crest Hollow Country Club in Woodbury on Monday night.

Taylor Raynor: Hempstead Schools’ Savior?

Political newcomer Taylor Raynor’s stunning Democratic primary upset over 30-year incumbent Deputy Assembly Speaker Earlene Hooper (D-Hempstead) may have implications from Albany to Hempstead schools if Raynor unseats Hooper on Election Day.

Battleground Long Island: Power In Play This Election Day

While Democrats hope to recapture a Congressional majority to block President Trump’s agenda this Election Day, Long Island could play a pivotal role in potentially flipping the Republican-led New York State Senate.

Newcomer Raynor Declares Victory Over Deputy Speaker Hooper

Political newcomer Taylor Raynor declared victory in her Democratic primary challenge against Deputy Assembly Speaker Earlene Hooper (D-Hempstead) in a stunning upset, but the 30-year incumbent did not concede the race.

Primary Preview: Long Island Races To Watch

Gubernatorial and New York State Attorney General races atop ballots could boost typically low primary voter turnout and sway results in more than a half dozen races across Nassau and Suffolk counties.