Some members of a commission that’s creating the rules for a public campaign finance system for state elected offices are concerned that the plans being developed would be too favorable to incumbent politicians.
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.
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.