Mount Vernon City Council President Pro Tem, Lisa Copeland Announced Endorsement of Ken Jenkins for County Executive

Mount Vernon City Council President Pro Tem, Lisa Copeland Announced Endorsement of Ken Jenkins for County Executive

“Ken has the fighting spirit we need to get Astorino out of office,” said Copeland. “His candidacy is historic! If elected, Ken will be the first ever African American to become County Executive. I believe Ken is the only one that can go head to head with Astorino and win. Ken has been here to fight every step of the way, and I am so excited to announce my support for his campaign for County Executive.”

Candidate for County Executive Ken Jenkins Responds to President’s Decision to Withdraw from Paris Climate Accords

Candidate for County Executive Ken Jenkins Responds to President’s Decision to Withdraw from Paris Climate Accords

“Even in my private life, I have worked to diminish my carbon footprint,” said Jenkins. “I drive a car that runs solely on electricity. My family and I have installed solar panels in our home, to take advantage of the greenest energy options. I have led by example on the Board of Legislators, as well as in my own home.”

Ken Jenkins, Candidate for County Executive Advises Astorino Master Plan is “Dead on Arrival”

Ken Jenkins, Candidate for County Executive Advises Astorino Master Plan is “Dead on Arrival”

“The Airport Request for Proposal (RFP) process must be halted until an approved Master Plan is in place,” said Jenkins. “This plan is one we cannot move forward with. It does not have all the facts, and leaves too many unanswered questions.”

Hon. David N. Dinkins, 106th Mayor, New York City Endorses Ken Jenkins for Westchester County Executive

Hon. David N. Dinkins, 106th Mayor, New York City Endorses Ken Jenkins for Westchester County Executive

“Ken Jenkins is unwavering in his willingness to take on the toughest fights,” said Dinkins. “His steadfast determination and advocacy on behalf of working families is exemplary. I stand behind him in his mission to engage the people of Westchester County in their government process.”

Ken Jenkins, Candidate for Westchester County Executive, Responds to the Latest Housing Settlement

Ken Jenkins, Candidate for Westchester County Executive, Responds to the Latest Housing Settlement

“Astorino has lost control,” said Jenkins. “He is acting in violation of the settlement agreement made with HUD, and fighting the federal government every step of the way. Astorino’s bad management could leave Westchester on the hook for $500 million if the Court agreement is vacated.  If a Court determines that Westchester is incapable of executing, the Court could order an outside agency to execute. We can no longer let this stand.”

Mount Vernon Democratic Committee Endorse Ken Jenkins for Westchester County Executive

Mount Vernon Democratic Committee Endorse Ken Jenkins for Westchester County Executive

The Mount Vernon Democrats add their name to the growing list of those backing for Ken Jenkins. Thus far, the Yonkers Democratic City Committee, Black Democrats of Westchester, the White Plains Ministers Fellowship Council, as well as a growing list of prominent elected officials throughout Westchester County, have announced support for the Jenkins campaign.

County exec challengers link Astorino, Trump

County exec challengers link Astorino, Trump

"We can't have a repeat of 2013," Jenkins said, referring to Astorino's win over Democrat Noam Bramson for the county executive seat. "We need an army of volunteers to get this done, we can't have Democrats sitting on the sidelines. Westchester used to be a leading county and we're now at the back of the bus, recalcitrant and screaming, but this is an exciting time of resistance."

Assemblyman Gary Pretlow Endorses Ken Jenkins for Westchester County Executive

Assemblyman Gary Pretlow Endorses Ken Jenkins for Westchester County Executive

“Assemblyman Pretlow’s hard work and dedication to his constituents is a model we should all follow,” said Jenkins. “I look forward to working with him to deliver real and impactful results to Westchester County in the years to come.”

Feiner, Paulin, Jenkins Fire Barbs After Astorino Town Hall

Astorino's answer fell short, according to Yonkers Democrat Ken Jenkins, who reacted: “Well, he can start with renouncing his support for a president who incites this type of hate to begin with. How about refusing to implement hurtful policies that show callous disregard for tolerance and equality.”