Category Archives: In the News

18 Dec
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The Examiner: Bedford Attorney to Pursue GOP Nomination in 37th Senate District

A Bedford attorney is the first Republican to officially announce his candidacy in hopes of filling the 37th state Senate District seat that will soon be vacated by County Executive-elect George Latimer. Political newcomer Sarmad Khojasteh, a commercial litigation lawyer with ...

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14 Dec
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News 12: Yonkers Mayor Spano to run for state Senate

YONKERS – Yonkers Mayor Mike Spano exclusively told News 12’s Tara Rosenblum that he has officially decided to throw his hat in the ring for the New York State Senate. The two-term mayor says he is adding his name to ...

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05 Dec
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State of Politics: Republican Files For SD-37

Republican Sarmad M. Khojasteh late last week filed to run for the soon-to-be-vacant Senate seat in Westchester County that could be pivotal for control of the chamber. Khojasteh was born in Iran and immigrated with his family to the U.S. ...

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05 Dec
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Daily News: GOP lawyer forms campaign committee

Yonkers Mayor Mike Spano is expected to announce later this week he will seek the Democratic nomination for a crucial state Senate special election in Westchester County that could impact which party controls the chamber, a source close to him ...

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05 Dec
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Lohud: GOP hopefuls for George Latimer seat include Sarmad Khojasteh

ALBANY – A former district attorney candidate and a lawyer from Bedford are among the potential Republican hopefuls for George Latimer’s soon-to-be-vacant state Senate seat. Sarmad Khojasteh, a commercial-litigation attorney, confirmed Tuesday he is actively seeking the GOP’s nod for ...

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