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Mayor Lovely Warren - A Need to Know Rochester Special

Jan 6, 2014

This Thursday WXXI News is airing a special Need to Know Rochester featuring Mayor Lovely Warren. WXXI's Hélène Biandudi Hofer talks with Warren in the studio about what's potentially on -and off- the table in her new role. She also visits Warren at home and talks with her family about their hopes for Rochester and the challenges ahead.

Watch this Thursday at 8pm on WXXI-TV, Channel 21.1 and Cable 11 or 1221.

WATCH: Lovely Warren's Victory Speech

Nov 6, 2013

Watch Lovely Warren give her victory speech after winning the Rochester mayoral election on Tuesday.

Rochester Elects First Female Mayor

Nov 6, 2013
City of Rochester

(Update 11:21 p.m.) Rochester has had 65 mayors, all of them male. That will change on January 1 as Lovely Warren wins the Rochester Mayoral election, taking 56 percent of the vote. Warren defeated Rochester Mayor Tom Richards who took 39 percent of the vote, and Alex White who took 5 percent.

Warren stunned pundits back in September, defeating Mayor Tom Richards in the Democratic Primary by 16 percentage points, even while polls showed that Richards has a comfortable lead.

ROC Democratic Mayoral Candidate Talks Issues & Solutions

Oct 30, 2013

On this week's Need to Know Rochester, Democratic mayoral candidate Lovely Warren talks not only issues but also solutions to city challenges. We'll look at an effort underway to ensure city high schools graduate at least 90% of students by 2020 and a roller skating rink is finding ways to give back to the community.

Watch this Thursday at 8pm on WXXI-TV, Channel 21.1 and Cable 11 or 1221.

Warren & White – A Profile of Rochester’s Mayoral Candidates

Sep 19, 2013

On this edition of Need to Know Rochester:

  • WXXI News reveals the person behind the campaign. A special profile of Rochester mayoral candidates, Lovely Warren & Alex White.
  • Social Media Surveillance. A discussion on how school districts and parents can monitor student social media accounts to help tackle bullying and suicidal threats.

Congresswoman Slaughter Backs Mayor for Re-Election

Jul 15, 2013

Today, Tom Richards received an endorsement the Democrat hopes will help him win his first full term as mayor.