County Executive Latimer endorses Shawyn Patterson-Howard for Mt. Vernon mayor

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Westchester County Executive George Latimer threw his support behind Mount Vernon Democratic mayoral nominee Shawyn Patterson-Howard this morning.

The endorsement took place at an event outside Grimes Elementary School in the city. Latimer, who was born and raised in Mount Vernon, says he believes

Patterson-Howard has the right experience and ideas to lead the city in a new and positive direction. "This is the right opportunity and I'm confident Shawyn will be the right kind of leader. She will have a partner in Westchester County government."

Patterson-Howard faces off against Andre Wallace and Rosemarie Jarosz In the general election, which is next Tuesday. "I truly thank our county executive for his endorsement but also for what the endorsement means so much more for his hometown. He knows Mount Vernon.  He knows the residents. He knows of our contributions," says Patterson-Howard.

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