Tag: 2020elections

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.

Gordon Concedes To Garbarino in Race To Replace King

Democrat and former Babylon Town Councilwoman Jackie Gordon, who was vying to replace retiring U.S. Rep. Peter King (R-Seaford), conceded the race Wednesday to New York State Assemblyman Andrew Garbarino (R-Sayville).

Sen. Gaughran Defeats Smyth For Second Term

New York State Sen. James Gaughran (D-Northport), who trailed Republican challenger Edmund Smyth in early election night returns, won re-election to a second term Wednesday after absentee ballots were counted.

Suozzi Beats Santos, Wins Third Term

U.S. Rep. Tom Suozzi (D-Glen Cove) won re-election to his third term after Republican challenger George Santos conceded the race on Tuesday.

Sen. Thomas Re-Elected Over GOP Challenger

New York State Sen. Kevin Thomas (D-Levittown) won a second term over his Republican challenger Monday when absentee ballots put him in the lead after he was initially trailing his rival on election night.

Suozzi Takes Lead Over Santos Amid Absentee Ballot Count

U.S. Rep. Tom Suozzi (D-Glen Cove), who faced an Election Day vote deficit against a Republican challenger, has taken the lead in his race after absentee ballots began to be tallied.

Biden Narrowly Beats Trump For Presidency

Democrat Joe Biden won the U.S. presidential election on Saturday after a bitter campaign, sparking street celebrations among his supporters in major cities even as President Donald Trump refused to accept defeat.

Biden Takes Lead In Pennsylvania and Georgia, Putting White House Within...

Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden took the lead over President Donald Trump in the battleground states of Pennsylvania and Georgia for the first time on Friday, putting him on the verge of winning the White House.