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County honors 9/11 with virtual ceremony
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County honors 9/11 with virtual ceremony

In a solemn ceremony like never before at Kensico Dam Plaza in Valhalla, Westchester County paid tribute to those lost during tragic events of Sept. 11, 2001 and heroes who gave their life helping us all move forward in its aftermath.  Standing before “The Rising,” the county’s beautiful 9/11 Memorial, […]

Dates, times set for early voting in county
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Dates, times set for early voting in county

The Westchester County Board of Elections has announced the times and locations for Early Voting polling sites ahead of the Nov. 3 General Election.  All registered voters are eligible to cast their ballot early during the Early Voting period between Saturday, Oct. 24 and Sunday, Nov. 1. Registered voters can […]

Cuomo signs election reforms for November
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Cuomo signs election reforms for November

Gov. Andrew Cuomo has signed into law election reforms that will make it easier for New Yorkers to vote and be counted in November. The three-part package includes a new measure which allows absentee ballot applications to be submitted to the Board of Elections immediately. A second measure gives voters […]

A former Rob Astorino aide, Dan Branda will run for Westchester County executive in 2021. Branda officially launched his campaign on Thursday, Aug. 13, 2020.
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Branda plans 2021 Westchester County executive run

Dan Branda formalized his candidacy for Westchester County executive on Aug. 13, getting a jump on a race that is more than a year away. Branda, a Somers resident and a former advisor to Rob Astorino, will seek the Republican nomination on a familiar party platform of reducing property taxes; […]

Election report offers voting improvements
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Election report offers voting improvements

Expanded early voting hours; a multimedia campaign to encourage early voting; multi-lingual video instructions for how to vote absentee; changes in procedures to increase the number of available workers; drop boxes for returning absentee ballots; necessary voting equipment; and information-sharing partnerships with community organizations—these are just some of the recommendations […]