Citizens Nominating Committee


Citizens Nominating Committee Announces Candidates for Mayor and Village Board of Trustees


SCARSDALE, NY -- January 23, 2019 – The Citizens Nominating Committee (CNC) announced today that it has officially selected the following residents to be its nominees for elected office in the upcoming Village elections:


Justin Arest, Trustee

Lena Crandall, Trustee

Randall Whitestone, Trustee

Joaquin Alemany, Village Justice


The Village Election will take place on Wednesday March 18, 2020 at the Scarsdale Congregational Church,One Heathcote Road. The polls are open from 6 AM through 9 PM.


Per past practice, the candidates will run as a slate under the name "Scarsdale Citizens' Non-Partisan Party." A formal press release containing biographical information and photographs of each candidate will be forthcoming.


The incoming Chair and Vice Chair, who will serve as non-voting members of the CNC, will be responsible for convening the 2020-2021 CNC in November 2020:

Steve Pass, Chair-elect of the CNC

Eric Lichtenstein, Vice Chair-elect of the CNC


As a final piece of business at its January 2020 meeting, the CNC, as required under the NPR, elected a Vice Chair for the 2020 Procedure Committee, which the Non-Partisan Resolution tasks with conducting the elections for next year's incoming class of the CNC, and to perform other duties in support of the non-partisan system.  The CNC elected Becky Bach, a non-voting member of this year's CNC, to fulfill that duty. The Vice Chair will serve under Sarit Kessel Fuchs, formerly the Vice Chair of the 2019 Procedure Committee, who will continue on as Chair for the 2019 Procedure Committee.