Hispanic Democrats of Westchester Endorse Assemblyman Steve Otis

Chairs Ximena Francella and Robin Bikkal Share Their Experience Working With Otis

The Hispanic Democrats of Westchester have announced their endorsement of Assemblyman Steve Otis (D-WFP-IND- Rye) for re-election for the 91st Assembly District. The Executive Committee was unanimous in their endorsement of Assemblyman Otis for re-election.

Ximena Francella and Robin Bikkal, Chairs the Hispanic Democrats of Westchester stated, “We’ve had the opportunity to work with Steve on various occasions and discussed issues that are vital to our community. We have always found him to be accessible and responsive to our community’s needs and at this difficult time, we believe he is the best candidate for the Assembly’s 91st District. Steve’s extensive experience in Albany will continue to benefit all the residents of Westchester.”

Assemblyman Otis, upon news of the HDW endorsement commented, “I am thrilled to have the support of the Hispanic Democrats of Westchester because our bonds are not new. We have worked  together on the Dream Act, the Green Light bill and in opposing unjust Trump policies for years. The HDW are playing a key role in advocating for better services during the Covid-19 crisis.”

Assemblyman Otis has been active on a variety of issues including his support for funding for ELL programs in schools, legal services, the Dream Act, the Green Light bill and policies that support the rights and opportunities of all New Yorkers. Otis is a member of the Assembly Puerto Rican/Hispanic Task Force and works closely with area not-for-profits serving immigrant communities.

In addition to the support from the HDW Assemblyman Otis has already been endorsed by the New York Immigration Coalition Action (NYIC) for his support of these issues.

Steve Otis is running for re-election as Assemblyman for the 91st District in the June 23rd Democratic primary, which includes Larchmont, Mamaroneck, New Rochelle, Port Chester, Rye and Rye Brook.

The Hispanic Democrats of Westchester was organized to empower the Hispanic community of Westchester County, New York, by educating the electorate, developing leadership skills, conducting voter registration, cultivating and supporting qualified Hispanic candidates, and electing Hispanic and other candidates who are supportive of the issues confronting the Hispanic community.