Scarpino loses Democratic primary election for Westchester DA

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WHITE PLAINS – Westchester County District Attorney Anthony Scarpino, Jr. has been defeated in the Democratic Party primary election by Mimi Rocah.

Scarpino, a former judge, has been DA since 2017. “I look forward to completing my term as district attorney, a role which has been an integral part of my four decade-long career in service to the community that I love,” he said.

Mimi Rocah

Rocah, a Scarsdale resident, is a former assistant US attorney in the Southern District of New York, serving from February 2001 until October 2017.

In 2011, she was promoted by US Attorney Preet Bharara as chief of the Westchester Division for the Department of Justice.

Since 2017, Rocah has been Pace University School of Law’s Distinguished Fellow in Criminal Justice and a legal analyst for MSNBC and NBC News.