Fire Commissioner Races Uncontested in Bayport, Sayville

Residents go to the polls Tuesday at local fire houses.

Voters in local fire districts will go to the polls Tuesday to elect new commissioners and other district officials in some cases.

Here is a look at the fire district elections in Bayport and Sayville.


Two incumbents are seeking re-election this year.

Longtime fire volunteer Raymond Reilly Jr. is seeking election to a three-year position and Jeff Saperstein is running for election for a five-year commissioner seat.

Voting will take place from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the firehouse at the corner of Snedecor Avenue and Railroad Avenue in Bayport.


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Longtime fire commissioner Donald Corkery is seeking re-election this year and running unopposed for a five-year term.

Corkery is currently chairman of the fire district and has served as a commissioner for 25 years. The ex-chief has been a member of the department for 40 years.

Voting at the Sayville Fire Department headquarters, at the corner of Lincoln Avenue and Montauk Highway, will be held from 3 p.m. to 9 p.m. The extended poll hours are to accommodate seniors and residents who may work shift days, and to make voting as accessible as possible, according to fire department officials.


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