Elections

July 9, 2020

A lawsuit filed by a leading candidate for the 93rd New York State Assembly District against the Westchester Board of Elections and his Democratic primary opponents is not meant to be “adversarial,” Chris Burdick told The Katonah-Lewisboro Times. Machine-cast ballots on Tuesday, June 23, put the ...

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It’s been no secret that Rob Astorino has been planning to seek public office again. The former Westchester County executive and one-time Republican nominee for governor made it official Thursday, June 25, when he announced on YouTube that he was challenging Democratic Sen. Pete Harckham of ...

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NORTH SALEM, N.Y. - Voters overwhelmingly approved the North Salem School District's budget tonight, June 16, and voted to keep incumbent Trustees Andrew Brown and Kurt Guldan in their seats. Brown was the top vote getter with 1,347 votes followed by Guldan with 1,234 votes. The long-time board ...

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ALBANY, N.Y. - Local school officials are applauding the state’s decision to give school districts the time to hold second votes on their 2020-21 spending plans if they fail. On Sunday, Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo announced that absentee ballots for school boards and budgets could be hand-delivered by ...

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Democratic voters will have their choice among five candidates running to replace Assemblyman David Buchwald, who is fighting his own battle for a spot in Congress. The candidates running for state Assembly District 93 are Kristen Browde, Chris Burdick, Jeremiah Frei-Pearson, Mark Jaffe and Alex ...

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ALBANY, N.Y. – Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo announced Sunday, June 7, that the deadline for residents to mail in their school budget/election ballots will be extended due to the COVID-19 pandemic. He said he will issue an executive order that will allow ballots to be accepted by hand delivery through 5 ...

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NORTH SALEM, N.Y. - Close to 20 people showed up at North Salem’s organizational meeting last week, apparently not because they were fascinated with the minutiae of town government, but to get some clarification on what looks, to them, like a bureaucratic bottleneck. While only four members of ...

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NORTH SALEM, N.Y. – Thomas Moreo won’t be sworn in as North Salem’s newest councilman on New Year’s Day after all. “It is with deep regret that I inform you, that due to personal circumstance I am unable to assume the Town Council seat to which I was elected to this past November; therefore, I ...

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NORTH SALEM, N.Y. - Questions over the residential qualifications of an incoming councilman have spurred at least one concerned citizen to beseech North Salem officials to do whatever they legally can to “uphold the integrity” of local elections. Andrew “Andy” M. Sternlieb appeared before the ...

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NORTH SALEM, N.Y. - The North Salem Town Board had expected to welcome Democrat Katherine Daniels on the dais come January, but now Republican member-elect Thomas Moreo says he plans to fufill his duties on the governing body.  Breaking a weeks-long silence about his recent squeaker of a Town ...

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NORTH SALEM, N.Y. – Absentee ballots have been counted and unofficial election results confirm that Republican Thomas Moreo has won a seat on the Town Board. But what’s going to happen next is apparently anyone’s guess. Things have been confusing because while Moreo’s name appeared on the ...

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Republicans won big in North Salem last week, though uncertainty remains for one of two seats on the Town Board. Supervisor Warren Lucas was reelected along with Town Clerk Maria Hlushko. Judge John Aronian will be joined on the bench by Republican Daniel Seymour, according to the Westchester ...

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NORTH SALEM, N.Y. - Judge John Aronian has won his bid for re-election and will be joined on the bench with Republican Daniel Seymour. The Westchester County Board of Elections unofficial election results showed Republicans Aronian and Seymour leading in the polls with 709 and 604 votes, ...

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Editor's note: As of 9 a.m., Nov. 6, poll numbers put Tom Moreo ahead of Katherine Daniels by 5 votes. We'll be monitoring this race as all votes are tallied.  Here's the story we posted on election night, which had Daniels ahead of Moreo: Incumbent Republican Brent Golisano and Democrat ...

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Incumbent Maria Hlushko defeated William Morin handily on Nov. 5, according to unofficial election results.       Republican Hlushko won with 717 votes to challenger Democrat Morin’s 467 votes for the 4-year term. Hlushko, a North Salem native, has served as the Town Clerk since January, when ...

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County Legislator Kitley Covill fended off a challenge from Gina Arena to retain her seat in District 2. According to unofficial election results and 92 percent of districts reporting at 11:45 p.m., Covill garnered 6,005 votes to Arena's 3,948 votes to stay at the helm of District 2, which ...

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North Salem has three contested races this year. Republican incumbent John Aronian, Republican Daniel Seymour and Democrats Solomon Schepps and Robert Leder are seeking four-year terms as Town Justice. We asked each of the candidates to talk briefly about themselves, their positions and ...

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North Salem has three contested races this year. For Town Council, voters will have a choice between Republican incumbent Brent Golisano and Democrat Katherine Daniels. Republican Thomas Moreo’s name will also appear on the ballot; however, the North Salem Republican Committee has said that ...

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North Salem has three contested races this year. Republican incumbent Maria Hlushko and Democrat Billy Morin are seeking a four-year term as Town Clerk.  We asked each of the candidates to talk briefly about themselves, their positions and goals. You can find their answers below: Maria ...

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Democrat incumbent Kitley Covill faces Republican Gina Arena for a two-year term as the District 2 legislator, which includes Bedford, Lewisboro, Mount Kisco, North Salem, Pound Ridge and part of Somers. We asked each of the candidates to talk briefly about themselves, their positions and goals.

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