Long Island’s East End

Election 2012: Shades Of Gray In A Blue State

Close congressional race in unpredictable eastern Long Island pits Jewish Republican against Democratic incumbent.
10/22/2012 - 20:00
Staff Writer

In a state that’s the deepest shade of blue, the 1st Congressional District on Long Island’s East End has a different color scheme altogether. It’s gray — the political designation for a swing district that can just as easily go blue as red.

GOP candidate Randy Altschuler, right, and incumbent Tim Bishop.
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