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Election Day Next Tuesday, November 7; See Candidates on Ballot PDF Print Email

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By Staff           


Nov. 1, 2017:  On Tuesday, November 7, Bronxville residents will have the opportunity to vote for the county executive of Westchester County and county legislator from Westchester's District 15, which includes Bronxville and part of Yonkers, and Eastchester Town Supervisor. 

Below is information about the candidates and polling places:

Candidates for County Executive:  Rob Astorino vs George Latimer

The county executive is the head of the executive branch of the Westchester County government.


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Republican Rob Astorino is the current county executive of Westchester, having first taken office in 2010. A lifelong resident of Westchester County, Astorino graduated from Fordham University. He served as a member of the Mount Pleasant Board of Education and as a councilman in Mount Pleasant, and he served on the Westchester County Board of Legislators. He also had a career in radio and television.

Click here to learn more about Astorino


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George Latimer is the Democratic candidate for county executive of Westchester. He grew up in Mount Vernon and is a graduate of Fordham University and NYU Wagner School of Public Administration. He has been a member of the New York State Senate for the 37th district since 2013. He was a New York State assemblyman and Westchester county legislator. He also had a career in the hospitality industry.

Click here to learn more about Latimer

Candidates for County Legislator for Westchester's District 15:  Gordon Burrows vs Ruth Walter

The Westchester County Board of Legislators is "the legislative, policy-making branch of county government," explains the board's website. "A key power of the Board concerns finances: appropriating funds, approving the budget and levying taxes. It also approves appointments by the County Executive and passes local laws, acts and resolutions." It has seventeen members, each elected for a two-year term. It is the equivalent of the U.S. Congress but on the county level. However, unlike Congress, which has two legislative bodies, the House of Representatives and the Senate, the Westchester County Board of Legislators has only one legislative body.


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Republican Gordon Burrows is the current county legislator for Westchester's District 15. A lifelong Yonkers resident, he is a graduate of Ithaca College and St. John's Law School. He became the 15th District's county legislator in 2005 in a special election. He also served on the Yonkers City Council.

Click here to learn more about Burrows

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Ruth Walter is the Democratic candidate for county legislator. Walter grew up in Dobbs Ferry, the youngest of eight children. She graduated from Princeton University and worked in the real estate business. She lived in San Francisco and New York City and moved to Bronxville with her husband and two children ten years ago. Walter has served as court clerk in Bronxville, as treasurer of the Bronxville Public Library Board of Trustees, and as a volunteer for local church and school events. She and her husband also own Dobbs & Bishop Fine Cheese in Bronxville.

Click here to learn more about Ruth Walter 

Candidates for Eastchester Town Supervisor: Anthony S. Colavita vs Michael P. Denning

The website of the Office of the New York State Comptroller explains that the Town of Eastchester "is governed by an elected five-member Town Board (Board) including the Town Supervisor. The Board is the legislative body responsible for overseeing the operations, finances, and overall management of the Town, including the activities of the Town Justice Court (Court). The Court is administered by two elected Justices who are assisted by two Court clerks."

Republican Anthony Colavita is the current Eastchester town supervisor and has been in this role since 2004. He graduated from Iowa Prep, Colgate University, and Pace University Law School. He has been a member of the Eastchester town board and has been involved in many local civic and community organizations.

Click here to learn more about Anthony Colavita.

Democrat Michael P. Denning was born in New Rochelle and has lived in Eastchester for over 40 years. He graduated from Archbishop Stepinac High School and Iona College. He was a police officer for twenty years with the New York City Police Department, Westchester County, and Eastchester Police Department. He is past president of the Fraternal Order of Police Lodge #9, past president and vice president of the Eastchester Police Benevolent Association, past trustee of the Police Emerald Society of Westchester, and co-founder of CYO (Catholic Youth Organization) at Immaculate Conception Parish.

Click here to learn more about Michael P. Denning.

Polling locations in the Village of Bronxville:

Districts 16 & 17,  Concordia College

Districts 18, 19 & 21, The Reformed Church of Bronxville

District 20, Christ Church Bronxville

District 22, NewYork-Presbyterian Lawrence Hospital 

All polling sites will be open from 6:00 am to 9:00 pm. If you have any questions about voter registration or your polling location, please call the Westchester County Board of Elections at 914-995-5700 or click here for the board of elections website.

Photo at top by A. Warner



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Bronxville is a quaint village (one square mile) located just 16 miles north of midtown Manhattan (roughly 30 minutes on the train) and has a population of approximately 6,500. It is known as a premier community with an excellent public school (K-12) and easy access to Manhattan. Bronxville offers many amenities including an attractive business district, a hospital (Lawrence Hospital), public paddle and tennis courts, fine dining at local restaurants, two private country clubs and a community library.

While the earliest settlers of Bronxville date back to the first half of the 18th century, the history of the modern suburb of Bronxville began in 1890 when William Van Duzer Lawrence purchased a farm and commissioned the architect, William A. Bates, to design a planned community of houses for well-known artists and professionals that became a thriving art colony. This community, now called Lawrence Park, is listed on the National register of Historic Places and many of the homes still have artists’ studios. A neighborhood association within Lawrence Park called “The Hilltop Association” keeps this heritage alive with art shows and other events for neighbors.

Bronxville offers many charming neighborhoods as well as a variety of living options for residents including single family homes, town houses, cooperatives and condominiums. One of the chief benefits of living in “the village” is that your children can attend the Bronxville School.

The Bronxville postal zone (10708, known as “Bronxville PO”) includes the village of Bronxville as well as the Chester Heights section of Eastchester, parts of Tuckahoe and the Lawrence Park West, Cedar Knolls, Armour Villa and Longvale sections of Yonkers. Many of these areas have their own distinct character. For instance, the Armour Villa section has many historic homes and even has its own newsletter called “The Villa Voice” which reports on neighborhood news.

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