2020 Election

New citizens line up to take photos after a 2019 naturalization ceremony in Central Islip, New York.
Charles Lane / WSHU

Latinx residents on Long Island praised this week a settlement in a federal lawsuit that overturned the town of Islip’s voting system that they say discriminated against them.

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Long Island environmental groups held virtual forums for this year’s candidates for Congress.

The COVID-19 pandemic has led many voters to choose to cast their ballots by mail this year.

In New York, every eligible voter can vote by absentee ballot if they are worried about the virus.  But the rules are still a bit complicated.

Karen DeWitt sat down with the League of Women Voters' Jennifer Wilson to sort it all out.

NY-2 candidates Jackie Gordon and Andrew Garbarino
Courtesy of Jackie Gordon campaign and N.Y. State Assembly

For years, Long Island has had one big Congressional race: the First Congressional District on the East End.

But this year, NY-1 isn’t where the political class have their attention. The Second Congressional District is where the action is.

N.Y. Gov. Andrew Cuomo
Darren McGee / Office of N.Y. Gov. Andrew Cuomo

Democrat Joe Biden might be considering New York Governor Andrew Cuomo to lead his Justice Department if elected president.