County Shake-up Spells End for Kaplowitz as Chairman

November 14, 2017

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. – Last week’s election results were bittersweet for Mike Kaplowitz, who won an 11th term as county legislator but will likely be ousted from his chairman’s post.

Kaplowitz, a Democrat who ran unopposed, has been chairman of the 17-member Westchester County Board of Legislators since January 2014, when a bipartisan coalition of seven Republicans and two ...

Republican Testa Bucks Trend in Westchester County Races

YORKTOWN, N.Y. -- Democrats in county races performed well last night.

Incumbent Republican County Legislator Francis Corcoran in the District 2 race (which covers North Salem and a small portion of Somers) was defeated by Democrat Kitley Covill, 8,212-6,614. 

Democrat incumbent Michael Kaplowitz (District 4), which represents parts of Yorktown and Somers, was uncontested, and ...

Yorktown Democrats Declare Victory in Supervisor, Council Races

YORKTOWN, N.Y. – Ilan Gilbert has unseated three-term incumbent Michael Grace to become the new town supervisor, according to unofficial election results.

In the closest race of the night, Gilbert defeated Grace by 293 votes. Gilbert garnered 5,449 votes (51 percent) and Grace tallied 5,173 (49 percent).

"I'm honored to have been elected as the supervisor through an ...

Yorktown Democrats Cry Foul over Deceptive Facebook Posts

YORKTOWN, N.Y. – For the past week, a Facebook page called Yorktown Residents for Good Government has been publishing messages purporting to be from Democratic candidates.

The inflammatory Facebook posts all share a similar message: Vote for the Democratic candidates because they will make Yorktown a “sanctuary town.”

In one post, a group photo of the Democratic candidates ...

Elections 2017: What's on Your Ballot, Yorktown?

YORKTOWN, N.Y. - Yorktown voters will go to the polls Tuesday, Nov. 7 to fill a number of town and county posts. There are competitive races for town supervisor, town council and town justice. Currently the town board consists of three Republicans, one Democrat, and a Republican supervisor. The highway superintendent race is uncontested.

Yorktown Town Supervisor

Michael J. Grace, ...

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