About Robert Astorino
Robert Astorino is the Republican Westchester County Executive. Prior to serving as County Executive, Astorino served as a member of the Westchester County Board of Legislators from 2003 to 2005. In 2009, he was elected County Executive as a Republican and re-elected in 2013. In 2014, he was the Republican nominee for Governor in that year’s gubernatorial election. In 2001, he became one of the founders of 1050 ESPN Radio in New York. He directed the rebranding of New York’s WEVD-AM 1050 from a Walt Disney radio station to an all sports format. He was promoted to Station Executive Producer and served until 2005, when he resigned to run for County Executive. Last week, December 25, 2015, Executive Astorino was criticized for arranging Catholic Mass in the County jail during Christmas, and he wrote a vigorous defense of his actions.
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