Rockland 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.

Former County Exec Joins Law Firm

Jun 10, 2014

A former county executive in the Hudson Valley has a new job.

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Three counties in the Hudson Valley will stay in Republican hands.

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.

Court Ruling Keeps Primary Candidate Off The Ballot

Aug 22, 2013
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The state Court of Appeals Thursday affirmed an Appellate Court decision, keeping a candidate in the Democratic primary for Rockland County executive off the ballot.

The Court of Appeals, in a 7-0 decision, upheld the Appellate Court ruling, keeping Village of Suffern Mayor Dagan LaCorte off the ballot. Jerry Goldfeder, a prominent election lawyer representing LaCorte, says the ruling favors form over substance.


A third candidate in a Democratic primary for Rockland County executive is back on the ballot after a state Supreme Court decision.

Primary Candidate's Petition Matter Goes To Court

Jul 29, 2013
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A Democratic primary candidate for Rockland County executive knocked off the ballot last week is fighting back, and the matter will be decided in court.

Rockland County Democratic Board of Elections Commissioner Kristen Stavisky says Village of Suffern Mayor Dagan LaCorte was removed last week from the ballot in the race for Rockland County executive.

She says the 1,926 signatures fell short of the 2,000 required, thus invalidating the petition. She says signatures were ruled invalid for the following reasons.


A New York state senator today endorsed one of the Democratic candidates for Rockland County executive. It’s a primary race recently pared down from an even more crowded field, and now there are petition objections for one of the candidates. 

State Senator David Carlucci, an Independent Democrat from Rockland County, endorsed Village of Suffern Mayor Dagan LaCorte. Here’s Carlucci: