County Executive's Race Tops Westchester Primary Elections

WESTCHESTER COUNTY, N.Y. -- Either George Latimer or Ken Jenkins will be the Democratic nominee for County Executive following Tuesday's primaries.

<p>Ken Jenkins and George Latimer</p>

Ken Jenkins and George Latimer

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Jenkins, a county legislator, and Latimer, a state senator, are running to face Republican incumbent Rob Astorino, who is running for a third term. Jenkins, who would be the first black county executive, previously vied for the nomination in 2012.

In Peekskill,  Ramon Fernandez, Vanessa Agudelo, and Colin Smith will face off against Luis Segarra and Robert Sullivan in a Democratic primary. Segarra and Sullivan are also running on the Republican ticket.

In White Plains, incumbent Mayor Thomas Roach is being challenged by Councilwoman Milagros Lecuna in the Democratic primary. 

Roach's slate, which was endorsed by the White Plains Democratic City Committee, features Justin Brasch, John Kirkpatrick, and John Martin, while Lecuna's slate features Saad Turab Siddiqui, Michael Kraver and Alan Goldman. 

In Mount Pleasant, Councilwoman Laurie Smalley and Thomas Sialiano are being challenged by Councilman Denis McCarthy and Joseph Soricelli. Smalley and Sialiano were endorsed by the Mount Pleasant Republican Committee. 

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