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Liuba Grechen Shirley, Perry Gershon win congressional primaries


First time candidates Perry Gershon and Liuba Grechen Shirley defeated longtime party veterans for two Democratic Congressional nominations Tuesday night.

With all precincts reporting, East Hampton businessman Perry Gershon had 36 percent of the vote to 30 percent for former Suffolk Legis. Kate Browning, who called Gershon late last night to congratulate him.

Three other challengers had 34 percent of the vote combined.

Gershon will face Rep. Lee Zeldin (R-Shirley) in November.| read more ››

Town Convention/General Membership Meeting May 31st 7:30pm


May 13, 2018

Dear Smithtown Democratic Committee Member:

Please take notice that a designating convention of the Smithtown Democratic Committee will be held on the following date, time and location:

DATE: Thursday, May 31, 2018 - TIME: 7:30 PM

Location: First Presbyterian Church Parish Hall 175 E Main St. Smithtown NY 11787
The purpose of this convention is to designate the following candidates:

Smithtown Town Council (off-cycle election to complete Ed Wehrheim’s Town Council term), Smithtown District Court Judge, two seats.

If you have any questions or are interested in these positions please email:

All committee people are requested to attend this important meeting.

Edward Maher

After the convention we will stay in order...| read more ››