New York State Republicans who fear a blue wave in November found new reasons to worry in the results of Tuesday’s special elections.
Let’s start in the 10th Assembly District in Huntington, where former Suffolk County lawmaker Steve Stern, a Democrat, defeated Republican attorney Janet Smitelli by 18 percentage points. This is a district that has been in GOP hands for 40 years. It most recently was represented by Chad Lupinacci, who easily won his last two elections for the Assembly, and then led a GOP takeover of town hall in November by winning the supervisor’s race.
Some context: Stern had more name recognition than Smitelli after 12 years in the county legislature. And his work as an elder care...| read more ››
TURN YOUR INTEREST INTO ACTION! WED. 2/21 AT 7 PM, 175 E. Main Street Smithtown
We’ve had our successful ‘Congressional Meet and Greet.’ Thanks for taking the first step! NOW is the time for YOU to TAKE ACTION since Lee Zeldin does not effectively represent us OR our issues.
You are invited to take this opportunity on Wednesday, 2/21 at 7 PM, 175 E. Main Street, Smithtown – (First Presbyterian Church) to support our Democrati7c Congressional candidates: Kate Browning, Elaine DiMasi, Vivian Viloria Fisher, Perry Gershon, Brendon Henry and David Pechefsky.
We’ve set up a working session for you which will describe the key issues in this critical Congressional campaign. There are various volunteer options for you to choose from: phone calling, data...| read more ››
Please join the Smithtown Democratic Committee for its 2018 Kick-Off Reception on Saturday, January 27th from 12:30 - 3:30 PM at Chop Shop Bar and Grill in Smithtown.
Special guests include State Comptroller Tom DiNapoli, Congressman Tom Suozzi, and newly elected Suffolk County Sheriff Errol Toulon, Jr.
To RSVP or for questions, contact Rob Battaglia at 631-747-3253 or email@example.com
Smithtown Democratic Committee
Meet & Greet the Congressional Candidates
Thursday, January 11th, 2018 – 6:30 PM
1st Presbyterian Church of Smithtown
175 East Main Street
Smithtown, NY 11787
Candidates for the Democratic Nomination for the Congressional District NY-1:
Vivian Viloria Fisher
Attention Smithtown Democrats:
It’s our time! The political environment is ready for real, positive change in Congressional District NY-1. The Congressional Candidates are eager to introduce themselves and explain their goals and actual plans for the future of Suffolk County. This is our unique opportunity to hear from all six of the hopeful contenders at a public forum in Smithtown.
The stakes are...| read more ››