YONKERS, NY — June 11, 2020 — Democratic New York State Assemblyman Nader Sayegh today announced his endorsement of Westchester District Attorney Tony Scarpino for reelection. Assemblyman Sayegh’s district is wholly contained within the City of Yonkers.
“I’m proud to endorse my friend Tony Scarpino for re-election as Westchester District Attorney. He has been a reliable partner to the City of Yonkers throughout his 38 year career in public service. As DA, he has a strong track record of keeping Westchester safe and secure – lowering crime and modernizing the DA’s office. Tony has the experience and the progressive record that our community needs. I encourage all Democrats to vote for him in the primary and make sure his leadership continues in the DA’s office,” said New York State Assemblyman Nader Sayegh.
About District Attorney Scarpino
Democrat Anthony Scarpino is Westchester County’s 34th District Attorney. Elected to the office in 2016, Scarpino has been recognized as one of New York State’s most progressive prosecutors. Among his many accomplishments as District Attorney is a greater than 20% reduction in violent crime during his tenure, the creation of an Immigrant Affairs Unit to ensure justice for all people of Westchester regardless of immigration status, an emphasis on alternatives to incarceration for minor offenses and a greater focus on serious crimes such as gun violence, sexual abuse and corruption.
As District Attorney, Scarpino has been bold and progressive in the execution of justice. In the coronavirus pandemic, he has led the District Attorney’s office through an unprecedented crisis, fighting scams, combating hate crimes and ensuring justice for survivors of domestic violence
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SOURCE: John Tomlin | Communications Director | Friends of Anthony A. Scarpino, Jr.