Polling stations are open from 6 a.m. to 9 p.m. Tuesday in the primaries of political parties
Polling stations will be open Tuesday from 6 a.m. to 9 p.m. for political party primaries in the towns of East Hampton, Huntington, Islip and Southhampton in Suffolk County, and in the towns of Glen Cove and Long Beach in Nassau .
In East Hampton, City Councilor Jeffrey Bragman is challenging Supervisor Peter Van Scoyoc for the Democratic nomination for the city’s top job.
In Huntington, three candidates are running for the Democratic nomination for two city council seats.
One of those candidates is also vying against two others for the Working Families Party polling line for two council seats.
Four candidates are seeking nomination from working families for two seats on Southampton City Council.
In Long Beach, seven candidates are running for three city council seats in a Democratic Party primary.
In nine days of early voting, 592 Democratic voters cast ballots in the Long Beach and Glen Cove races, while a total of 1,099 voted in the Suffolk town races, according to county electoral board officials .
In Nassau, 304 people had submitted postal ballots on Monday, while 162 had done so in Suffolk.
Another 848 postal ballots had still not been returned, election commissions said. Postal ballots must be canceled or deposited at a polling station no later than Tuesday to be counted.
Voters who have questions about their polling stations can contact the Nassau County Council of Elections at 516-571-8683, or the Suffolk Election Council at 631-852-4500.
PRIMARIES OF POLITICAL PARTIES
City of East Hampton:
Supervisor: City Councilor Jeffrey Bragman challenges incumbent Peter Van Scoyoc for the Democratic nomination.
Advice: incumbent Kathee Burke-Gonzalez vs. challengers John P. Whelan and Cathy A. Rogers for the Democratic nomination for two seats.
City of Southampton:
Counsel: Miranda P. Schultz; Sean P. McArdle; Thomas Schiavoni; and Robin L. Long for the nomination of Working Families for two seats.
Highway Superintendent: Mark Braeger v. Thomas F. Neely for the Working Families line.
Town of Huntington:
Supervisor: Marissa Anderson and Rebecca L. Sanin for the Families at Work nomination.
Democratic Primary: Jennifer A. Hebert, Joseph G. Schramm Jr. and Hunter J. Gross for nomination for 2 seats.
Working Families Party: Jennifer A. Hebert, Michael J. Oddo and Robert A. Smitelli for nomination for two seats
City of Islip:
Collector of taxes: Andrew T. Wittman III c. Michael S. Siniski for the Republican nomination.
Town of Glen Cove
City Council: seven candidates are running for the Democratic nomination for six seats: Roderick Watson; Eve Lupenko Ferrante; Marsha F. Silverman; John L. Perrone; Danielle Fugazy Scagliola; Rocco A. Totino; and Gaitley Stevenson-Mathews.
City of Long Beach
Council: Seven candidates for the Democratic nomination for three seats: Tina M. Posterli; Kevin C. Heller; William R. Notholt; Leah E. Rosensweig Tozer; Paulette Waithe; Roy Lester; and John D. Bendo.