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State Sen. George Latimer, who received the official nomination of the Westchester County Democratic Committee last month in his bid for county executive, now also has the support of the county’s Independence Party. Photo/ Jen Parente
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Latimer grabs Independence Party endorsement

The Independence Party has endorsed state Sen. George Latimer in his bid for county executive. Latimer, a Rye Democrat, is expecting to take on two-term incumbent Rob Astorino, a Republican, in November’s county executive race. And the support of the Independence Party has often been an indicator of electoral success […]

Post-convention, Latimer takes county executive nomination
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Post-convention, Latimer takes county executive nomination

After a delayed nominating process, the Westchester County Democratic Party announced today that state Sen. George Latimer has secured the party’s official backing in the county executive race this fall.  Latimer, if the party’s leaders have their way, will now go on to challenge two-term, incumbent County Executive Rob Astorino, […]

In debate, county exec. candidates rally Democrats
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In debate, county exec. candidates rally Democrats

CROTON-ON-HUDSON—Two Democrats vying for the office of Westchester County executive addressed a church full of potential voters on Sunday, discussing their plans to unseat Republican incumbent Rob Astorino and urging them to participate in November’s election. County Legislator Ken Jenkins, a Yonkers Democrat, and state Sen. George Latimer, a Rye […]