Longest Yard: Election Week

Column: Is L.A. Councilmember Kevin de León a political dead man walking? (The Longest Yard, Oct. 29)

Editor’s Note: Long Island voters will head to the polls on Nov. 8 to elect a new representative to the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors. The seat is open after a district supervisor’s term expired because of resignation, disability or death.

The Long Island Press will be on the scene for the final week, delivering its weekly e-mail, Longest Yard. This issue of Longest Yard provides a wrap-up of news from across the North country.

The Long Island Press looks at the races for Suffolk County School Board, for which incumbent members of the school board, John O’Connor and Daniel P. Wakin, are seeking re-election. There is also a new one on the docket: the race for Brooklyn Public Schools, where incumbent Michael Harrison is challenging incumbent Peter Kollmar.

A new seat is open on the Suffolk County Board of Elections after a retiree’s term expired because of resignation, disability or death.

The Long Island Press looks at the races for Suffolk County School Board, for which incumbent members of the school board, John O’Connor and Daniel P. Wakin, are seeking re-election. There is also a new one on the docket: the race for Brooklyn Public Schools, where incumbent Michael Harrison is challenging incumbent Peter Kollmar.

In an election year where many offices and races have had national attention because of the high-stakes presidential election and the bitter political fights over immigration reform, there are a few local races, especially for school board positions, that are not part of the national political discussion, at least not yet.

The Long Island Press looks at the races for Suffolk County School Board, for which incumbent members of the school board, John O’Connor and Daniel P. Wakin, are seeking re-election. There is also a new one on the docket: the race for Brooklyn Public Schools, where incumbent Michael Harrison is challenging incumbent Peter Kollmar.

The Long Island Press looks at the

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