GOP Flips Democrat Seat Held For Decades

By Daniel Walker | April 20, 2024

Widespread attention

In a closely watched race, Republican Ed Romaine claimed victory in the Suffolk County Executive election, marking a significant shift in Long Island's political landscape. 

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The election, which garnered widespread attention, saw Romaine, a seasoned local politician, secure a decisive win over Democratic candidate David Calone, signaling a new era in Suffolk County's governance.
 

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Republicans on Long Island, New York, achieved a historic victory as Ed Romaine became the first Republican to win the Suffolk County executive position in 20 years.