Did Donald Trump Wear Rockland County Coat-tails?
by Elijah Reichlin-Melnick
On Election Day, voters in Rockland weren’t just choosing a new president. Among the many other races on the ballot were elections for NY State Senate and State Assembly. Thanks to the gerrymandering of New York State legislative districts, Rockland is divided between two state senate districts and four assembly districts. How did local candidates fare — and did the Trump Effect impact local races?