Legislator-elect Francis Corcoran celebrates election victory

Thank you!BEDFORD, November 4 – The day after a tense Election Day ended his hard-fought campaign, Legislator-elect Francis Corcoran (R-Bedford) is celebrating his election victory with friends, family, constituents and volunteers, and says he looks forward to a fruitful upcoming session with the new, more Republican Legislature.

With all election districts reporting, unofficial returns show Corcoran leading his opponent, Village Trustee Karen Schleimer (D-Mount Kisco), with 53 percent of the vote to Schleimer’s 47 percent.

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County Executive Rob Astorino endorses Corcoran

astorino-endorsement.jpgBEDFORD, October 28 – In the highest-profile endorsement to date in the race for County Legislator in District 2, Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino has thrown his support behind the candidacy of Francis Corcoran.

In a statement, Astorino said, “Francis is from Northern Westchester, has served the citizens of Northern Westchester for 12 years and understands the important issues facing the people of Northern Westchester.  We need a man like Francis Corcoran in White Plains fighting for us every day.”

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Former Mt. Kisco Mayor Patricia Reilly endorses Corcoran

Former Mt. Kisco Mayor Patricia Reilly endorses CorcoranBEDFORD, October 28 – Former Mount Kisco Mayor Patricia Reilly has given her endorsement to Francis Corcoran for County Legislator representing District 2.

In an open letter to Mount Kisco residents, Mayor Reilly said, “I have known Francis Corcoran for many years, and he is one of the hardest working and most dedicated public servants I have come to know and work with during my own long career of serving the public. In his 12 years as Bedford Town Councilman he has fought hard to keep taxes low, protect their Triple AAA bond rating, keep within the tax cap, and promote smart development and be a true steward and custodian of open space and the local environment.”

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RELEASE: New York State Troopers PBA Endorses Corcoran

NYS Troopers PBA Endorses CorcoranBEDFORD, October 28 – The Police Benevolent Association of the New York State Troopers has endorsed Bedford Councilman Francis Corcoran (R,C,Ref) to be the next County Legislator for Westchester’s 2nd District.

In a statement, the Troopers PBA said, “The challenges facing members of the law enforcement community are greater than ever before, and we need individuals like Francis Corcoran in leadership positions to help law enforcement officers better serve the residents of New York State.”

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State Senator Terrence Murphy endorses Corcoran

Sen. Terrence Murphy endorses CorcoranBEDFORD, October 27 – State Senator Terrence Murphy (R-Yorktown) has endorsed Bedford Councilman Francis Corcoran (R,C,Ref) to be the next County Legislator for Westchester’s 2nd District.

Senator Murphy praised Councilman Corcoran’s record on tax and budget issues, saying, “As a former Town Councilman for Yorktown I know how hard it is to keep taxes low and maintain services. Francis Corcoran has been doing that in the Town of Bedford for 12 years.”

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Westchester Hispanic Law Enforcement Association endorses Corcoran

Westchester Hispanic Law Enforcement Association Endorses CorcoranBEDFORD, October 26 – The Westchester Hispanic Law Enforcement Association has endorsed Bedford Councilman Francis Corcoran (R,C,Ref) to be the next County Legislator for Westchester’s 2nd District.

In a formal letter to the candidate, WHLEA President Sgt. Hector Lopez said, “It is an honor to offer the Association’s official endorsement to Francis T. Corcoran for Westchester County Legislator.  We believe in you and the work you have done in your community for all its citizens, youth, Law Enforcement Officers and the Hispanic community. We believe you will continue to put the citizens of your District first.”

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RELEASE: New York League of Conservation Voters Endorses Corcoran

NYLCV Endorses Corcoran for LegislatorBEDFORD, October 20 – The New York League of Conservation Voters has endorsed Bedford Councilman Francis Corcoran (R,C,Ref) to be the next County Legislator for Westchester’s 2nd District.

In a statement, NYLCV President Marcia Bystryn said, “Westchester’s future depends on its leaders’ ability to embrace innovation, create jobs and transition to a 21st-century sustainable economy. Others may talk about these goals, but Francis Corcoran has actually achieved them… [W]e encourage anyone who wants a stronger, healthier Westchester to vote for Francis Corcoran on November 3rd.”

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RELEASE: Corcoran hails court ruling on HUD overreach

stock-gavel.jpgKATONAH, September 26 – The following is a statement from Bedford Town Councilman and County Legislator candidate Francis Corcoran (R,C) on this week’s ruling by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit vindicating Westchester County on the federal Housing Department’s attempt to seize control of local zoning.

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ICYMI: Standing Up for Our Communities

Look over some of the issues I'm running on in this piece from my campaign.  I promise you, I will help to make Westchester an affordable place to live, and to defend our County from an intrusive federal government.

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ICYMI: Running for All the Right Reasons

If you haven't seen this campaign literature, take a look at some of the reasons I'm running.  Click on the thumbnails below to see the full-size file, and contact us if you have any questions!
 

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RELEASE: Corcoran and Murphy call for improvements in rail safety



Left to right: Yorktown Supervisor Michael Grace, State Senator Terrence Murphy, New Castle Supervisor Rob Greenstein, Bedford Councilman and County Legislator candidate Francis Corcoran, Bedford Councilman Don Scott. Photo credit: Tom Auchterlonie.

KATONAH, NY July 28th – In response to the tragic events of last February’s Metro North train derailment in Valhalla, Bedford Town Councilman Francis Corcoran joined in support  with NYS Senator Terrence Murphy yesterday as the senator introduced several new measures to improve grade crossing safety.

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RELEASE: Corcoran announces run for County Legislator

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KATONAH, June 25 – Bedford Town Councilman Francis Corcoran (R,C) announced today that he is running for Westchester County Legislator representing District 2, covering Bedford, Lewisboro, Mount Kisco, North Salem, Pound Ridge, and part of Somers.

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