Andrew Spano

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Andrew Spano
County Executive of Westchester County
In office
January 1, 1998 – December 31, 2009
Preceded byAndrew O'Rourke
Succeeded byRob Astorino
Westchester County Clerk
In office
January 1, 1982 – December 31, 1994
Preceded byGeorge R. Morrow
Succeeded byLeonard N. Spano
Personal details
Born (1936-04-17) April 17, 1936 (age 84)
Bronx, New York
Political partyDemocratic
Spouse(s)Brenda Resnick Spano
ResidenceShrub Oak, New York
EducationFordham University (BA), (MA)

Andrew J. Spano (born April 17, 1936) is an American politician who served as Westchester County Executive from 1998 to 2010. Spano was defeated by challenger Rob Astorino in the November 2009 election.[1][2]

He was elected County Executive in 1997, and reelected in 2001 and 2005. Prior to his election as County Executive, Andrew Spano was Westchester County Clerk from 1982 to 1994. He currently serves on the Westchester Community College Board of Trustees where is the chair the Shared Governance Committee.[3]

He also served on the board of County Executives of America, an organization representing the interests of counties nationwide.[4]

Since 2014, and as of 2020, Spano has been a Commissioner of the New York State Board of Elections.[3][5][6]


  1. ^ Gormley, Michael. "Cuomo taps Andrew Spano for Board of Elections". Newsday. Retrieved 2020-01-17.
  2. ^ Greene, Donna (1997-11-16). "Spano Sees Himself As a Conciliator". The New York Times. ISSN 0362-4331. Retrieved 2020-01-17.
  3. ^ a b "Andy Spano named to state Board of Elections". Retrieved 2020-01-17.
  4. ^ "Andrew Spano". Retrieved 2020-01-17.
  5. ^ Saul, Stephanie; Corasaniti, Nick (April 27, 2020). "New York Board of Elections Cancels Democratic Presidential Primary". New York Times. Retrieved May 1, 2020.
  6. ^ "About the New York State Board of Elections: Commissioners". New York State Board of Elections. n.d. Retrieved May 1, 2020.

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