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2 GOP candidates vie for Latimer’s Senate seat
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2 GOP candidates vie for Latimer’s Senate seat

Westchester County Republicans are expecting to choose from a pool of two candidates to run in a special election to fill County Executive George Latimer’s recently vacated state Senate seat. Sarmad Khojasteh, a commercial litigation attorney from the town of Bedford, is bidding for the Republican nomination to face-off against […]

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 […]

Latimer grabs Independence Party endorsement
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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, […]