Hispanic Democrats of Westchester Endorse Clyde Isley for Mayor of Mount Vernon

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“Clyde Isley Has Exhibited Uncompromising Integrity Throughout His Career”

MOUNT VERNON, NY — June 13, 2019 — On the heels of Westchester County Executive George Latimer’s endorsement on June 10th, the announcement comes that Hispanic Democrats of Westchester has given their enthusiastic endorsement of Clyde Isley, the Democratic Party endorsed candidate for Mayor of Mount Vernon.

Westchester Hispanic Dems (WHD) with Clyde A. Isley. Seen from left to right are Mount Vernon Council Member Janice Duarte, Clyde Isley, WHD Co-chair Ximena Francella, and WHD Co-chair Robin Bikkal. Photo by and courtesy of Hank Miller.

Hispanic Democrats of Westchester is an organization created to empower the Hispanic community of Westchester County by educating the electorate, developing leadership skills, conducting voter registration, cultivating and supporting qualified Hispanic candidates, and electing Hispanic and other candidates who are supportive of the issues confronting the Hispanic community.

“Along with his extensive executive experience and proven leadership, Clyde Isley has exhibited uncompromising integrity throughout his professional career,” said organization co-chairs Robin Bikkal and Ximena Francella. “It is that combination of qualities that gives our organization great confidence that he’ll govern with fairness and ensure that the civil rights and interests of the Hispanic community will always be protected.”

“Hispanic Democrats of Westchester are proud to endorse lifelong Democrat Clyde A. Isley for Mayor of Mount Vernon. Be sure to Vote 7A in Mount Vernon’s June 25th Democratic primary election.”

Isley, whose efforts to end corruption in the Mount Vernon Police Department while he served as that agency’s Commissioner earned him the FBI’s Director’s Award for Exceptional Public Service, is honored to receive this endorsement. He proclaimed. “Hispanic Democrats of Westchester are a powerful voice in advocating for the interests of the Hispanic community and electing candidates who support their mission. As Mayor, no priority will be higher than serving the interests and protecting the civil rights of our diverse community including Mount Vernon’s vibrant and growing Hispanic population.”

Mount Vernon City Councilmember Janice Duarte is an integral member of the advocacy organization and offered this endorsement of Isley at the June 10 Latimer event, “I enthusiastically endorse Mr. Clyde Isley for Mayor of the City of Mount Vernon because of his proven track record to serve with integrity, his professionalism and his ability to rebuild governance needed to stabilize and address the current breakdown in City Hall. He uniquely inspires the confidence that together we can reconnect the people’s needs and wishes with a functional city government.”


Clyde Isley is a former Mount Vernon Police Commissioner, Deputy Commissioner of the Westchester County Dept. of Corrections and Dean of Administration and Finance of Hostos Community College. More information can be found at www.isleyformayor.com.

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SOURCE: Hank Miller, Communications Director, Clyde A. Isley for Mayor of Mount Vernon.


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