Port Jefferson Election Guide 2012

Our wrap-up of the candidates, incumbents and issues facing voters in November.

As we look ahead to November’s elections, Port Jefferson Patch is here to bring you the information you need about every race. Here's our rundown on the candidates and issues we'll be covering as Election Day draws near. Bookmark this page for updates.

For the 2012 Elections, voters in the Port Jefferson Area will be deciding races on the state and federal level. Perhaps the hottest matchup, aside from the presidential race, is First Congressional District rematch between Rep. Tim Bishop, D-Southampton, and Republican and St. James businessman Randy Altschuler. On the state level, the state Senate race between incumbent Sen. Kenneth LaValle and Bridget Fleming is an active one, while state Assemblyman Steve Englebright faces a tough rematch of his own against Deborah McKee.

Voters will also decide the next Brookhaven Town Supervisor in November, after Mark Lesko abruptly resigned to run a regional think tank, Accelerate Long Island.

Click through the links below to see specifics and coverage on the races and candidates.

Voting Info

  • Polling locations: To find polling locations and precincts, click here.
  • Absentee Ballots: There is no early voting in New York, but if you need an absentee ballot, click here.


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  • US Senate
  • US President


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