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Westchester's Astorino Says He Won't Accept Independence Party Nomination

Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino is seeking the Republican nomination for governor.
Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino is seeking the Republican nomination for governor. Photo Credit: File

WESTCHESTER COUNTY, N.Y. -- Westchester County Executive and gubernatorial candidate Rob Astorino recently said he wouldn't accept a nomination from the Independence Party if it was offered to him, according to capitalnewyork.com.

Astorino made the comment during a radio interview with Fred Dicker on WGDJ, saying he felt the party "didn't stand for a thing," capitalnewyork.com said.

Officials from both major parties have reportedly urged candidates to boycott the Independence Party line, captilanewyork.com said.

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