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May 15, 2018 11:52 AMPublication: The Southampton Press

League Of Women Voters To Host Democratic Primary Candidates Debate

May 15, 2018 11:57 AM

Members of the East End community are invited to a debate hosted by the League of Women Voters of the Hamptons on Thursday, May 24, between Democratic Party candidates for the upcoming congressional primary.

The debate will take place from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at the Hampton Bays High School auditorium, and will include candidates Kate Browning, Elaine DiMasi, Perry Gershon, David Pechefsky and Vivian Vilora-Fisher.

The League’s own Cathy Peacock will moderate the debate, which will consist of timed opening and closing statements by the candidates, in addition to a question-and-answer period of topics presented by local media, the League and the audience.

The Democratic primary election will take place on June 26. The winner will face off against Republican incumbent U.S. Representative Lee Zeldin in the general election in November.

For more information, visit the League website at lwvhamptons.org, or call 631-324-4637.

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Recent history has clearly shown how important elections are. We Democrats have an opportunity to reject Zelin/Trump and vote in a candidate who cares about the future of America. On May 24, in Hampton Bays, the five Democratic candidates will meet in a debate.
The candidates are;
Perry Gershon, a successful businessman, life long Democrat and resident of East Hampton. Perry has a firm grasp on the issues and a well tuned and formidable organization, which can defeat Zeldin.
Vivian ...more
By SpeedRacer (160), Southampton on May 16, 18 1:47 PM
Thank you to the League of Women Voters of the Hamptons for hosting this event, which should prove to be very informative.

Regarding the Democratic candidates--- a life-long Democrat from East Hampton, Perry Gershon has the organization and resources to unseat Zeldin.
Gershon is a bold Progressive who focuses on every current events issue- local and national- that affect this Congressional District 1.


By HamptonClassic (132), Southampton on May 16, 18 2:50 PM