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Jun
23
2020

Former Vice President Joe Biden on Tuesday was on his way to adding New York delegates to his campaign for the Democratic nomination for president, but final results in several other congressional and local primaries on Long Island are likely at least a week away.

The Associated Press declared Biden the winner of the New York presidential primary shortly after the polls closed. But there still are 1.8 million absentee ballots statewide...read more »

Apr
24
2020

All voters will be mailed applications for absentee ballots to vote in the June primary elections in order to help avoid any threat of contracting the COVID-19 virus at polling places, Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo said Friday.

Cuomo said he will issue an executive order that will send the applications for absentee ballots to all voters. A voter must check the box on the existing application for “temporary illness or physical disability,” but...read more »

Apr
19
2020

Governor Cuomo announced that we can vote by absentee ballot for the June 23rd primary. I've attached the link for the Board of Elections which has the details about how to download the form, fill it out and where to send it. These are difficult times in Suffolk County and we want everyone to be safe and well, but we also want to make sure that our fundamental right to vote is protected.

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Apr
14
2020

New Yorkers looking to use absentee ballots to vote rather than going to polling places during the COVID-19 outbreak need only fill out an application for a mail-in ballot, according to the state Board of Elections.

Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo’s executive order temporarily suspends a portion of state election law. The order will allow voters to apply for absentee ballots because voting in person could make them susceptible to contracting the...read more »

Mar
14
2020

Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo signed an executive order Saturday temporarily modifying election procedures to help reduce the spread of the COVID-19 virus.

Under the new order, the candidate petitioning process will be suspended effective 5 p.m. Tuesday for the June primaries for congressional, state senate, state assembly and judicial races.

In addition, the signature requirements for ballot access will also be modified under the new...read more »

Mar
12
2020

Due to concerns about the Coronavirus, the March 21st event with the Congressional Primary candidates has been cancelled until further notice.read more »

Oct
12
2019

Click here to Download the NYS Absentee Ballot Application.

The deadline to request an absentee ballot by mail is October 29th. Alternatively, you still mat apply in person at the Suffolk County Board of Elections up until November 4th, 2019.

All absentee ballots must be either postmarked prior to November 4th or hand delivered to the...read more »

Jun
6
2019

06/07/19 4:30pm
Island Profile: Mike Bebon, always a man with a plan
by Charity Robey

Mike Bebon was deputy director of operations at the Brookhaven National Lab and a weekend Islander for 20-plus years when he got a call from someone at the Shelter Island Public Library asking if he would come take a look at the boiler.

In the midst of a renovation, a contractor was saying the Library needed a new one, so when...read more »

Jun
3
2019

A great crowd of supporters turned up at the Pridwin Hotel May 19th to support their 2019 Slate.
Town Supervisor Candidate Gerry Siller is shown with his family.
Leadership for now and for the generations to come.read more »

Apr
5
2019

Please join us on April 28th. Our key candidates will be there to share their VISION, tell you about themselves and answer your questions. What is at stake in the Shelter Island 2019 Election? What is important in your island life?
For more information, contact us at info@shelterislanddems.com

And, please like us on Facebook! Spread the word!read more »

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