After a difficult process, Lou Young, Leilani Reid Yizar and Manny Rawlings manage to be elected in the Village
The three Democratic councilors, who were vetoed by the local leadership of their own party, achieved victory on Tuesday, November 8, and not only they triumphed. They won the election over three Republicans, one of them former Mayor Norman Rosenblum, who is very popular with the electorate.
As a result of the voting, Louis Young obtained 3,416 votes, Leilani Yizar Reid, 3,416 electoral votes and Manny Rawlings reached an electoral preference of 3,383 voters.
For their part, the Republicans lagged behind in this way: Norman Rosenblum only got 2,891 votes, Craig N. Casterella 2,678 votes and Howard Jordan received 2,520 votes.
It should be noted that in addition to this important victory, since above all Yizar Reid and Rawlings represent the African-American community of Mamaroneck, a victory has been achieved with the help of the voters of the three propositions of the Board of Councilors, who sought to take away powers decision to the mayor. All three propositions that were included on the back of the ballot were disapproved by voters.
2022 state ballot proposal to combat climate impact, achieved Yes. This “Clean Water, Clean Air and Green Jobs Environmental Bond Act of 2022” authorizes the sale of state bonds up to $4.2 billion to finance environmental protection . , natural restoration, resilience and clean energy projects.
Other Important Victories
It is worth highlighting the overwhelming victory at the polls of the congressman from the 16th District of New York, Jamaal Bowman, who has been re-elected by a wide margin, overthrowing his Republican opponent Miriam L. Flisser. Bowman received 130,791 votes for her second term in Congress in Washington DC against the former mayor of Scarsdale who only received 73,067 votes from the electorate.
In the 37th State Senate District, incumbent Senator Shelley B. Mayer, of the Democratic Party, was easily re-elected.
Another important victory in Westchester has been that of Democratic state senator Peter Harckham, who has supported the law of driver’s licenses for immigrants. The senator for the 40th District of New York obtained 58 percent of the vote, while his opponent Gina Arena, from the Republican Party, only obtained 58 percent.
The senator and leader in the New York State Senate was re-elected and said in a statement that “voters have spoken by electing a Democratic majority in the State Senate.”
Posted on November 11, 2022