Rochester, New York – November 14, 2012. Democrats in the Monroe County Legislature have elected Carrie Andrews as the Minority Leader. Andrews was first elected to the legislature in 2005 and previously served as Assistant Minority Leader.
“I look forward to continuing to serve the families of our community by advocating for them in County government. At every opportunity, I will strive to reach consensus while ensuring critically important quality of life services, such as child care, are protected,” Democratic Leader Andrews said.
Assistant Democratic Leader Willie Joe Lightfoot (D-Rochester) was reelected to his post, while Legislator Cindy Kaleh (D-Rochester) was elected to fill the Assistant Democratic leader position being vacated by Legislator Andrews.
“I am both humbled and honored to have been elected to the leadership of our caucus. I am confident we will continue our diligent work to protect taxpayers and provide a valuable check and balance in county government,” Legislator Kaleh said.
“It is very humbling to have been reelected by my fellow caucus members to a leadership position. I will do everything in my power to ensure our constituents are heard and our caucus never strays from our goals of protecting taxpayers, providing sound oversight of the administration, and advocating for those in need,” Legislator Lightfoot said.