Tajian Nelson becomes Westchester's first Black female Democratic election commissioner

The Westchester Board of Legislators on Tuesday approved the appointment of Tajian Nelson as the Democratic commissioner at the Board of Elections.

News 12 Staff

Mar 8, 2022, 10:26 PM

Updated 858 days ago

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The Westchester Board of Legislators on Tuesday approved the appointment of Tajian Nelson as the Democratic commissioner at the Board of Elections.
Nelson is the first Black female commissioner of the county's elections board.
She replaces Reginald LaFayette, who died in January. Nelson has worked at the board under Lafayette for years.
Her term expires at the end of the year, but she has said she will seek reappointment for a full term next year.


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