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Dems secure Independence party endorsement
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Dems secure Independence party endorsement

The Westchester County Independence Party has endorsed the Rye Democrats slate for City Council. The Democratic ticket, led by Josh Cohn as its mayoral candidate and Julie Souza, Sara Goddard, and Ben Stacks, got the nod of approval in beating out their Republican counterparts. Democratic Party Chairwoman Meg Cameron told […]

State Sen. George Latimer, who received the official nomination of the Westchester County Democratic Committee last month in his bid for county executive, now also has the support of the county’s Independence Party. Photo/ Jen Parente
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Latimer grabs Independence Party endorsement

The Independence Party has endorsed state Sen. George Latimer in his bid for county executive. Latimer, a Rye Democrat, is expecting to take on two-term incumbent Rob Astorino, a Republican, in November’s county executive race. And the support of the Independence Party has often been an indicator of electoral success […]

City GOP to run full slate, 2 incumbents
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City GOP to run full slate, 2 incumbents

A full Republican slate will feature two familiar faces and two newcomers, ready to go head-to-head against city Democrats with majority control of the City Council on the line. Complementing the top-of-the-ticket candidate, incumbent Mayor Joe Sack, will be current Councilman Terry McCartney—whose decision to run marks a reversal after […]

Post-convention, Latimer takes county executive nomination
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Post-convention, Latimer takes county executive nomination

After a delayed nominating process, the Westchester County Democratic Party announced today that state Sen. George Latimer has secured the party’s official backing in the county executive race this fall.  Latimer, if the party’s leaders have their way, will now go on to challenge two-term, incumbent County Executive Rob Astorino, […]

After convention, Dems postpone county exec. nomination
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After convention, Dems postpone county exec. nomination

As of press time, the Westchester County Democratic Party had yet to pick its nominee for county executive. But the feeling in the air on Wednesday night signaled the likelihood of a September primary. The convention, which was held at the Westchester County Center on May 10, started off with […]