WANTAGH, NY — Amid lingering public health concerns over the coronavirus, Wantagh and Seaford voters who didn’t already cast ballots will head to the polls Tuesday to do just that in the Congressional primary, as well as in state senate and assembly elections.
Many New York Democrats will pay close attention to the number of votes that former Vice President Joe Biden earns in the presidential primary compared to U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont, who dropped out of the race earlier this year. The state Board of Elections tried to cancel the primary election, but federal judges had it reinstated. While Biden is the presumptive Democratic nominee, the primary also dictates which delegates are chosen, which could ultimately impact the party’s rules and platform.
But most will be far more concerned with what happens to U.S. Rep. Pete King’s seat. The longtime Seaford Republican shocked Long Island in