Ken Jenkins

Courtesy of George Latimer

A New York state senator will face incumbent Republican Rob Astorino in the November election for Westchester County executive. Democrat George Latimer won his party’s primary with 63 percent of the vote on Tuesday.

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There is a Democratic primary election Tuesday in Westchester to choose a county executive candidate to square off against incumbent Republican Rob Astorino in November.

WAMC, Allison Dunne

Eight area groups sponsored a forum Sunday with the Democratic contenders for Westchester County executive. And depending on the outcome of the county Democratic convention May 10, there could be a September primary to see who faces off against incumbent Republican Rob Astorino.

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One Democrat has already announced a bid in this year’s race for Westchester County executive, and now others in the party are considering it. Meanwhile, Republican County Executive Rob Astorino has said he will seek a third therm.