Councilwoman Yadira Ramos-Herbert declares victory in heated race for New Rochelle mayor

Ramos-Herbert made history by becoming the first woman and person of color to lead New York's seventh-largest city.

Tara Rosenblum

Nov 8, 2023, 1:53 AM

Updated 254 days ago


New York's seventh-largest city will have a new mayor for the first time in nearly two decades.
New Rochelle Councilwoman Yadira Ramos-Herbert was the big winner Tuesday night in New Rochelle, enjoying a victory over her Republican opponent, Louis Trangucci.
Ramos-Herbert celebrated with her friends, family and supporters at the Little Mexican Cafe on Main Street and outlined her priorities during an emotional speech.
Ramos-Herbert will assume her new role in January.
She is taking over for Mayor Noam Bramson, who held the job since 2006.

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