Elections

Alexander F. Yuan / AP

Republicans had a tough election night on the South Fork. They were shut out again in East Hampton and clung to their single seat on the town board in Southampton. Charles Lane spent the days leading up to the election in Southampton asking what happened to all the Republicans.

Jay Shah / WSHU


Democrat Steve Bellone was re-elected for a third term as Suffolk County executive. He defeated Republican Suffolk County Comptroller John Kennedy. 

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Bridgeport Mayor Joe Ganim has claimed victory against write-in candidate, State Senator Marilyn Moore. This will be his seventh term as mayor.

Elicker Defeats Harp For New Haven Mayor

Nov 5, 2019
Davis Dunavin / WSHU

Democrat Justin Elicker will be the next mayor of New Haven, Connecticut. Elicker won a primary challenge against three-term mayor Toni Harp – then defeated her again in the general election last night. 

Mark Mirko / Hartford Courant via AP

The Connecticut Supreme Court has allowed Bridgeport’s election to move forward today, while it weighs whether to throw out the results of the Democratic primary. 

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