Elections

July 3, 2020

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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YORKTOWN, NY. - Voters overwhelmingly approved the Yorktown School District's budget on Tuesday, June 16, and returned incumbent Trustees Michael Magnani and Anthony D'Alessandro to their seats on the Board of Education. Magnani was the top vote getter with 2,360, followed by D’Alessandro with ...

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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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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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In the Nov. 5 election’s closest race, incumbent Diana Quast has come out victorious. After absentee ballots were counted at the Westchester County Board of Elections, Democrat Quast received 5,446 votes, defeating challenger Republican Mary Capoccia with 5,258 votes. The election results ...

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Democrat Vedat Gashi has big shoes to fill as the new county legislator in District 4. Gashi won out over Republican Michael Grace with 5,858 to 4,645 votes in the district, which includes New Castle, and parts of Yorktown and Somers.  Legislator Mike Kaplowtiz, championed by both Republicans ...

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Colin Smith won the seat for county legislator in District 1, turning a red seat blue. Colin declared victory over Republican Frank Catalina with 4,490 to 3,998 votes at midnight on Nov. 5, according to unofficial election results, taking helm of the district, which includes Buchanan and parts ...

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YORKTOWN, N.Y. - Matt Slater has flipped the supervisor seat from Democrat to Republican in Yorktown. Slater has unseated incumbent Ilan Gilbert for the position of Yorktown Town Supervisor, according to unofficial election results. With 74 percent of districts reporting at 11:30 p.m., Slater ...

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YORKTOWN - A get-out-the-vote rally hosted by the Yorktown Republican Party was interrupted by an alleged violent incident involving the spouses of two candidates running for Town Council. Current and former local and county Republican leaders were giving speeches on a stage in the Triangle ...

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Four candidates are contending for two seats on the five-member Town Board. Republican incumbents Tom Diana and Ed Lachterman and Democrats Sheralyn Goodman and Patricia Sullivan-Rothberg are seeking the four-year term councilperson positions.  We asked each of the candidates to talk briefly ...

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Supervisor Ilan Gilbert is being challenged in his bid for re-election to a second two-year term by Republican candidate Matt Slater. We asked each of the candidates to talk briefly about themselves, their positions and goals.  Ilan Gilbert Who are you? Provide a brief overview of your ...

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In Yorktown’s contested races this year, two candidates are vying for the position of Town Clerk. Incumbent Democrat Diana Quast and Republican Mary Capoccia are seeking the four-year term position.  We asked each of the candidates to talk briefly about themselves, their positions and ...

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Vedat Gashi and Michael Grace are vying for a two-year term as the District 4 legislator, which includes New Castle, part of Yorktown and Somers We asked each of the candidates to talk briefly about themselves, their positions and goals. You can find their answers below: Vedat Gashi Who ...

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