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Yonkers Democratic Mayor Mike Spano declares victory against Mario De GiorgioPosted: Updated:
Incumbent Yonkers Mayor Mike Spano has declared victory against Republican challenger Mario De Giorgio Tuesday in his quest for a third term.
The two-term Democrat says the City of Hills has soared under his eight years of leadership, citing billions of dollars of economic development and historically low crime rates.
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De Giorgio, who ran twice for City Council as a Democrat but lost, had hoped to gain office and tackle Yonkers' aging public schools.
Fixing the school system is a top priority for Mayor Spano.
The City Council also extended term limits from two to three.