Recent Financial Filing Shows Strong Grassroots Support for Robert Kesten, Includes Contributions from Primary Challenger  

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Governor Andrew Cuomo Contributed $7,000 to Kesten’s Primary Opponent LEWISBORO, NY — July 18, 2018 —  Robert Kesten, Democratic candidate for State Senate District 40, released his fundraising numbers on Monday, July 16, demonstrating significant grassroots support from within the district. According to his most recent filings, 75% of Kesten’s campaign contributions came from small-dollar donations, with nearly 80% of …

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Thousands Sign Designating Petitions for Robert Kesten

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Using 100% volunteer energy, the campaign gathered approximately 4,000 signatures LEWISBORO, NY — July 12, 2018 —  Robert Kesten, Democratic candidate for NYS Senate District 40, filed approximately 4,000 signatures with the New York State Board of Elections in Albany yesterday — four times the minimum number required to appear on the Thursday, September 13th Primary ballot and 40% more …

eHeziThousands Sign Designating Petitions for Robert Kesten

Robert Kesten, Candidate for NYS Senate District 40, Announced the Addition of Campaign Manager Iyla Shornstein to His Staff

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DUTCHESS, PUTNAM, and WESTCHESTER COUNTIES — July 9, 2018  —  Robert Kesten, candidate for NYS Senate, announced today that Iyla Shornstein has joined his staff as the Campaign Manager. Shornstein most recently served as Chief of Staff to Jeff Beals’ in his race for NY-19. She was involved in all aspects of the Beals’ campaign including field, budget, strategy, policy …

eHeziRobert Kesten, Candidate for NYS Senate District 40, Announced the Addition of Campaign Manager Iyla Shornstein to His Staff

Women Will Not Attain Equality in America Unless…
By ROBERT KESTEN

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DUTCHESS, PUTNAM, and WESTCHESTER COUNTIES — May 22, 2018 —  New York’s laws regarding women’s reproductive rights and contraception are being held hostage by a reactionary Republican controlled State Senate.  Some of these legislators who swear to uphold the Constitution are quick to use their personal religious beliefs for holding women back.  Now the federal government seeks to deprive women …

eHeziWomen Will Not Attain Equality in America Unless…
By ROBERT KESTEN

Another School Shooting!

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This Time in Texas DUTCHESS, PUTNAM, and WESTCHESTER COUNTIES — May 19, 2018 —  Another school shooting, this time in Texas. More death and heartache and yet Terrence Murphy and his Republican colleagues in the New York State Senate and the US Congress will not be moved.  Mr. Murphy is still a cosponsor to repeal the SAFE Act, New York’s …

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Kesten Campaign Endorsements Reach 25!

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DUTCHESS, PUTNAM, and WESTCHESTER COUNTIES — May 15, 2018 — The Kesten campaign for State Senate in District 40 continues to move forward, recently adding the endorsement of Indivisible Pawling.  This brings overall endorsements to 25, a combination of nearly every District 40 local Democratic Committee and activist group.  “Our campaign is the coming together of the people of this …

eHeziKesten Campaign Endorsements Reach 25!

Kesten Campaign Statement Welcomes Harckham onto Campaign Trail

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DUTCHESS, PUTNAM, and WESTCHESTER COUNTIES — May 12, 2018 — “I welcome my friend Pete Harckham into the Democratic race for NYS Senate District 40. We both share a goal of turning the Senate blue and unseating Terrence Murphy. “As most of you know, I have spent the last year dedicated to uniting the party stalwarts and newly engaged activists …

eHeziKesten Campaign Statement Welcomes Harckham onto Campaign Trail

Robert Kesten Has Now Been Endorsed by the Northern Westchester Democratic Coalition and Indivisible Westchester as the Candidate for Senate District 40!

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Major Endorsements for Kesten in NYS SD 40 DUTCHESS, PUTNAM, and WESTCHESTER COUNTIES — May 7, 2018 — The Northern Westchester Democratic Coalition and Indivisible Westchester have endorsed Democratic candidate for State Senator, Robert Kesten in the District 40 race. The Northern Westchester Democratic Coalition has as members, all of the Democratic Committees in Westchester County north of Interstate 287. …

eHeziRobert Kesten Has Now Been Endorsed by the Northern Westchester Democratic Coalition and Indivisible Westchester as the Candidate for Senate District 40!

The Number of Democratic Party Committee and Progressive Grassroots Groups Throughout Senate District 40 Who Endorse Robert Kesten Rises to 20!

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The Endorsements for Kesten in NYS SD 40 Campaign Continue DUTCHESS, PUTNAM, and WESTCHESTER COUNTIES — APRIL 30, 2018 — Endorsements throughout the three counties of Dutchess, Putnam and Westchester continue to mount for Democratic candidate Robert Kesten in the New York State Senate District 40 race. The new endorsements from the Yorktown Democratic Committee, Peekskill Democratic Committee, Beekman Indivisible and …

eHeziThe Number of Democratic Party Committee and Progressive Grassroots Groups Throughout Senate District 40 Who Endorse Robert Kesten Rises to 20!