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Westchester County Executive

Gov. Andrew Cuomo  (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)/Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino (credit: CBS 2)

Astorino Takes Heat For ‘Mafia’ Comment About Cuomo Administration

Westchester County Executive and Republican gubernatorial candidate Rob Astorino was taken to task Monday for a quote that seemed to compare Gov. Andrew Cuomo to a “mafia boss.”

07/28/2014

Gov. Andrew Cuomo  (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)/Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino (credit: CBS 2)

Siena Poll: Cuomo Keeps Big Lead Over Astorino In NY Governor Race

A new poll of likely New York voters shows Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo continuing his lead over Republican challenger Rob Astorino, still largely unknown statewide.

07/21/2014

Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino (credit: westchestergov.com)

Astorino Campaign Raises $3.4 Million In 6 Months; Still Far Behind Cuomo

The campaign for Republican gubernatorial candidate Rob Astorino announced Monday that it has raised $3.4 million in the past six months, but Astorino remained significantly behind Democratic incumbent Andrew Cuomo.

07/14/2014

Chemung County Sheriff Christopher Moss has been selected as Rob Astorino's running mate in the NYS gubernatorial race. (credit: chemungsheriff.net)

Astorino Picks NYS Sheriffs’ Association President As GOP Running Mate

Rob Astorino announced Tuesday in a video that Chemung County Sheriff Christopher Moss is his pick to run for lieutenant governor. Moss is an outspoken critic of the tougher gun laws championed last year by Gov. Andrew Cuomo.

05/13/2014

Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino (credit: westchestergov.com)

Astorino Admits To Past Pot Use: ‘It’s Not Like I Was Cheech & Chong’

Astorino, 46, said he smoked pot when he was a college student, but noted he graduated nearly 25 years ago. He added he is against legalizing pot for recreational use.

03/07/2014

Gov. Andrew Cuomo   (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Republicans, Dolan Blast Cuomo For Remarks About ‘Extreme Conservatives’

High-profile Republicans and Cardinal Timothy Dolan are among those calling for Governor Andrew Cuomo to apologize for “divisive” comments about “extreme conservatives.”

01/22/2014

Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino (file / credit: Westchester County)

Astorino Wins Re-Election As Westchester County Executive

With 41-percent of precincts reporting Astorino had 54-percent of the vote, Bramson came up short with 46-percent. Early worries for the Astorino camp faded as numbers began to come in and solidly Democratic precincts gave him an edge.

11/05/2013

Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino (file / credit: Westchester County)

Westchester County Executive Debate Gets Chippy

Westchester County executive candidates Rob Astorino and Noam Bramson got confrontational in their debate Wednesday night.

10/16/2013

Westchester County Flag

Nazi Imagery Posted By Candidate’s Father Rocks Westchester Exec Race

The race for Westchester County executive have gotten ugly, with Tea Party conservative challenger Kurt Colucci now taking heat from incumbent Rob Astorino’s campaign over Nazi images posted to the Web by Colucci’s father.

02/23/2013