Yonkers Mayor Michael Spano, Democratic Committee Chairperson Symra Brandon, and Westchester County Legislator Chairman Kenneth Jenkins.
have spoken, and we must unite together to support those moving forward into
the general election”
YONKERS, NY – September 20, 2013 — Yonkers Democratic Party Chairwoman
Symra Brandon today released the following statement regarding the Primary
elections, and the Democratic Party uniting all countywide and local
“On behalf of the Democratic Party, I want
to thank all of those who ran and had their name placed on the Democratic
ballot. We saw an engaging campaign during the Primary election cycle
that got moved hundreds of Yonkers residents to the polls.
"A fundamental aspect of our shared
democracy is to provide the people with options — and, I for one, am proud of
the candidates that participated in last week’s Primary [Elections].
However, now the people have spoken, and we must unite together to
support those moving forward into the general election.
“This year, Yonkers Democrats are united in
the fight to hold accountable everyone who has played a part in
taking our City and County down the wrong path. This November, our communities
will elect Democratic leaders across Westchester who are fighting to clean up
the mess, fighting for a stronger middle class, cleaner streets, access to
quality and affordable health care, affordable housing for everyone, a
demonstrated commitment to civil rights and investing in the future of our
“I urge Democrats, candidates, District
Leaders and Yonkers voters to reach out to each other and galvanize around what
must be our top priority – electing Noam Bramson as our next County Executive,
securing a Democratic Majority on the County Legislature and the Yonkers City
Council in November.”
Democratic City Committee is the municipal organization of the Democratic Party
in Yonkers. For more information, visit www.yonkersdems.org.
SOURCE: Press Release received through a third party.