YORKTOWN, N.Y. – Looking to fill out its ticket for the November elections, the Yorktown Republican Town Committee on Wednesday, Feb. 8, interviewed candidates for the positions of supervisor, town council, town justice and highway superintendent.
In the most contested race, four candidates interviewed for two four-year council seats: incumbent Greg Bernard, Rich Campanaro, Pam Hirsch and Rob Puff. Campanaro has twice run for town council as a Democrat; Hirsch is a political newcomer; and Puff interviewed with the committee last year as a candidate for the 94th Assembly District.
Incumbents Town Supervisor Michael Grace, Town Justice Sal Lagonia and Highway Superintendent Dave Paganelli are all seeking re-election. No other candidates were interviewed for the positions.
“We had a fantastic conversation,” said GOP Chair Matt Slater. “Our candidate selection is great. We aren’t making a formal endorsement until next month. The district leaders have a tough decision. I think all the candidates are qualified in their own way.”