Orange County Executive

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There are a number of local and county races today throughout the Hudson Valley. Orange, Rockland and Westchester Counties are picking county executives. And there is a comptroller race in Dutchess County. Plus, some local ballot questions pepper the region, including one in Orange County involving the Hasidic Village of Kiryas Joel.

Candidates For Orange County Executive Debate

Oct 26, 2017
WAMC, Allison Dunne

The candidates for Orange County executive debated last night in Middletown. Incumbent Republican Steve Neuhaus and Democratic challenger Patrick Davis delivered their views on a number of topics before an audience of hundreds. Neuhaus is seeking a second four-year term while Davis is a political newcomer.

Incumbent Republican Orange County Executive Steve Neuhaus is running for a second term. He faces political newcomer Patrick Davis, a Democrat. The two will face off in a debate Wednesday night in Middletown. WAMC’s Hudson Valley Bureau Chief Allison Dunne spoke with Neuhaus about his first term and his vision for another four years.

Orange County Executive Race: Democrat Patrick Davis

Oct 23, 2017
Courtesy of Patrick Davis

Patrick Davis is the Democratic candidate challenging incumbent Republican Orange County Executive Steve Neuhaus, who is running for a second term. Davis, a West Point graduate and combat veteran, lives with his family in Monroe.. He spoke with WAMC’s Hudson Valley Bureau Chief Allison Dunne about the issues — and why he’s running in the first place.

WAMC, Allison Dunne

Opponents of the CPV Valley Energy Center stood across the street Monday from the Wawayanda plant that is well under construction, calling on the Orange County Legislature to pass two CPV-related resolutions.

Moody's Downgrades Orange County's Bond Rating

Mar 15, 2014

Moody’s has downgraded the bond rating of a Hudson Valley county.

Hudson Valley Voters To Choose County Executives

Nov 5, 2013

In New York, voters in three counties in the Hudson Valley will decide on county executive races. Just one of the races includes an incumbent.