New York's first Haitian-American assemblywoman, Rodneyse Bichotte, sworn in
Here is a picture of assemblywoman, Rodneyse Bichotte.
Rodneyse Bichotte sworn in. She has become New York's first Haitian-American assemblywoman. Mayor Bill De Blasio, Bichotte's biggest supporter, performed the swearing-in ceremony for the new 42nd Assembly District representative. Bichotte is replacing Rhoda Jacobs, a 37-year veteran of the Assembly.
Bichotte trounced democratic candidate Rickie Tulloch for the seat, winning by 82% of the vote.