Four candidates are competing for the chance to replace longtime Rep. Carolyn McCarthy in Nassau County while two Republicans face off in Suffolk County.
Supporters cheered as the lawyer for Nazim Habib and her 19-year-old daughter Nadia announced that an immigration judge would review their case.
New York’s 1st Congressional District is getting the most attention, with Republican challenger Randy Altschuler holding a slim lead over incumbent Democrat Tim Bishop.
Long Island voters are stunned to learn that a week after the election, thousands of votes have suddenly been found.
Voters may not know the winner of a House race on Long Island until the middle of this week.
Some of the Long Island candidates admitted they expected their races to be close.