Unopposed Incumbents Reelected in Bridgehampton and North Sea

Voter turn-out was low for two uncontested elections.

Though wary of the possibility of write-in campaigns, the unopposed North Sea and Bridgehampton fire commissioner candidates were reelected comfortably Tuesday.

In Bridgehampton, 50 people came out to cast a ballot for a single man. Fred Wilford was reelected to serve his fifth term. A 20-year member of the board of fire commissioners, he also is a 33-year member of the  Board. 

Wilford is a former chief and captain of the Bridgehampton Fire Department and a retired LILCO foreman. He is also a caretaker and landscaper.

In North Sea, Edward DiMonda Sr. received his fourth five-year term. His was the only name on the ballot, taking 30 votes. There was one write-in vote cast for William Mahoney.

DiMonda also belongs to the Southampton Rotary Club and is a member of the . He is a retired fire chief at the Nassau County Fire Academy, a former volunteer firefighter in West Hempstead and a current volunteer firefighter with the .


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