State state Sen. David Carlucci faces opposition from two fronts as he seeks a second two-year term.
Grant Valentine, a community activist from Chestnut Ridge, has announced on his Facebook page that he will force a Sept. 11 primary against Carlucci.
Janis A. Castaldi, a former Ossining village trustee, said she would run on the Republican line in the Nov. 6 general election.
All three are running for the right to represent the redrawn 38th Senate District, which covers Rockland County and Ossining in Westchester County; it excludes northern Rockland County.
In a statement, Carlucci said he welcomed Castaldi to the race. He declined to comment on Valentine’s entry, Carlucci’s spokesman said.
“I look forward to running on my record of delivering real results for Hudson Valley residents,” he said. “In less than two short years, I have worked hard to cut taxes for middle-class families to the lowest level in 58 years, repeal the onerous and job-killing MTA payroll tax, create jobs and grow the economy.”
Carlucci, 31, of New City has been endorsed by the New York state Independence Party, the Working Families Party, the Ossining Town Democratic Committee and the Rockland County Democratic Party.
Castaldi, 59, ran as a Democrat in her 2008 bid for a trustee seat on the Ossining village board. She said she wanted to serve her community by serving in public office, but was new to the area when she was interviewed by local political parties.