Westchester County Executive Spano to return to office after third term win

Westchester County Executive Andy Spano (D-NY) will return to his office Wednesday after winning his third term as the county?s top official.

Spano beat Republican challenger Rob Astorino with 57 percent of the vote. In an acceptance speech at the Rye Town Hilton Tuesday night, Spano told supporters it felt good to know the people of Westchester were confident in his leadership. He says some top priorities for his new term are affordable housing and helping the financially-troubled Westchester Medical Center.

Meanwhile, Astorino congratulated Spano on his win and wished him luck in the next four years. He did not say if he will run for political office again. He added he plans on taking a vacation with his family soon.

Related Story:Spano wins third term as Westchester County executive

Related Link:Westchester Vote 2005 Results

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