Mount Vernon County office building named after late Westchester political leader Reginald Lafayette

Lafayette, who died last year, was a longtime Board of Elections Commissioner and served as County Democratic Chairman among many other positions.

News 12 Staff

Jun 16, 2023, 9:57 PM

Updated 346 days ago

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A county office building in Mount Vernon was named after late Westchester political leader Reginald Lafayette on Friday.
Lafayette, who died last year, was a longtime Board of Elections Commissioner and served as County Democratic Chairman among many other positions.
Lafayette is now the first Black person to have a county-owned building named after him.
Photojournalist Kurt Fischer was there for the ceremony in Mount Vernon.


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