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 ››