Next Tuesday is Election Day. Below, a video and chance to view your candidates, as well as a discussion of ballot measures, during the League of Women Voters Candidates’ Forum October 25.
Three ballot measures will decided :
- Should we hold a Constitution Convention (“Con Con”) for the purpose of proposing changes in the State Constitution?
- Can a Judge revoke of reduce the pension of a public officer for committing a felony related to his/her duties?
- To create a 250-acre land bank, which would allow local governments to request state Forest Preserve land for qualifying projects in exchange for the state adding 250 new acres to the preserve; and allow bike paths, sewer lines, and utility lines within the width of highways on preserve land.
County Executive: Democratic State Senator George Latimer ( 37th) since 2012, seeks to unseat Republican incumbent Rob Astorino. (In 2013, Astorino defeated Democratic challenger Noam Bramson, mayor of New Rochelle, for the County Executive seat.)
Westchester Board of Legislators: Norman Rosenblum, who has served as mayor of the Village of Mamaroneck for eight years, seeks to upset incumbent Catherine Parker of Rye, who is seeking a third two-year term on the Board of Legislators (BOL).
Parker is running on the Democratic, Working Families, and Women’s Equality lines, while Rosenblum is the Republican, Conservative, and Reform candidate.
District 7 includes Rye, Mamaroneck, Larchmont, and parts of New Rochelle and Harrison.
Other races include: County Executive, County Court Justices, Town of Mamaroneck Court Justice.
In Mamaroneck Village, two familiar names in local politics are competing for mayor.
Tom Murphy, a Democrat and former Village of Mamaroneck trustee, and George Mgrditchian, a Republican and president of the Orienta Point Association, are vying for the seat.
The Town of Mamaroneck Supervisor and Board Members are running uncontested.