On Thursday, October 17, 2019, a total of 1,531 votes were cast at an incorporation election held at the East Quogue Elementary School to determine whether certain territory within the Town of Southampton should be incorporated as a village to be known as the Village of East Quogue. At 9:00 p.m., when the polls closed, Election Inspector Town Clerk Sundy Schermeyer announced the results, the vote for incorporation failed, with 642 voters casting a ballot for incorporation, and 889 voters casting a ballot against incorporation.
Pursuant to Village Law §2-222, no proceeding for the incorporation of the same territory may be commenced for one year.
The Certificate of Election was filed in the Town Clerk’s Office at approximately 9:15 a.m. on Friday morning, October 18th. According to Village Law §2-224, a person qualified to vote at said election may institute a proceeding to determine the validity or regularity of such election before the Suffolk County Supreme Court within the next 10 days.