Yonkers Public Access Interview (Yonkers Newswire)

May 11, 2019
Brian Harrod

YONKERS PUBLIC ACCESS: Lifelong Democrat Karen Beltran, who is a longtime #Yonkers resident, attorney, homeowner, mother and school advocate is running for Yonkers Mayor.

Democratic challenger kicks off campaign to unseat Yonkers Mayor Spano

May 8, 2019
News 12 Westchester

Karen Beltran is kicking off her campaign to challenge two-term incumbent Mayor Mike Spano.

She says while collecting signatures to get on the ballot, residents shared their concerns with her, including the mayor's term limit that was extended by the City Council last fall from two terms to three terms. This allows Mayor Spano to seek re-election.

The mayor’s Democratic challengers say two terms are enough.

“I found that to be offensive… presumptive, pretentious of this administration to go ahead and do that against the will of the people. And when I was gathering signatures for the petition to get on the ballot… that’s the number one issue citizens raised to me," says Beltran.

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March 29, 2019
El Sol News

"Con el fin de contribuir al desarrollo de la Ciudad, la demócrata hispana Karen Beltrán, se postula para la Alcaldía de Yonkers y actualmente está recogiendo firmas para participar en la votación de las primarias demócratas que se celebrarán el martes 25 de junio."

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March 20, 2019
Dan Murphy

“We do need to continue to improve our schools and improve our safety, and make sure we attract developers who contribute to our city with the goal to make Yonkers the best it can be,” said Beltran. “I’m qualified to make that happen and people do want to see a change in leadership in our city.”

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