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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 […]

New York State Sen. George Latimer celebrates his November 2016 re-election. This year, he’ll look to keep his 17-election winning streak alive, challenging Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino.
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Latimer: ‘County exec. race would be the toughest’

New York state Sen. George Latimer will challenge for the top executive seat in Westchester County in November. “It probably wasn’t the best held secret,” Latimer, a Rye Democrat, said in confirming his plans to run for county executive this week. “It sort of evolved as certain people reached out […]