Dominican Wins as Mayor of Lawrence MA

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Dominican Brian de Peña is declared the winner as mayor of Lawrence​

He was a city councilor for two terms​

  • Dominican Brian de Peña is declared the winner as mayor of Lawrence
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Nasha V. Cruz Ch.

Lawrence, Massachusetts

Yesterday, Dominican Brian DePeña was crowned the winner in the mayoral elections of Lawrence, Massachusetts.
The Dominican was chosen in the primaries of September 22 against 4 other candidates, among which was Kendrys Vasquez.
In proclaiming himself the winner, De Peña thanked his wife, family and voters for the achievement. Then he went out in a caravan for a tour of the Lawrence City Hall.

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Born and raised in the Dominican Republic, Brian DePeña immigrated to Lawrence in 1989. In the city he is a recognized "businessman" as he owns a hardware store, "Brian's Hardware", and other businesses such as "Tenares Tire Services" and “De Peña Auto Services”.
De Peña has been a member and president of organizations such as Dominican Parade, Golden Circle Awards, Hispanic Chamber of Merchants, Hispanic Week, and co-founder of the Latin American Merchants Association.

Additionally, he was elected as a city councilor in 2015 and served two terms in that position.

 
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Dominican Brian de Peña is declared the winner as mayor of Lawrence​

He was a city councilor for two terms​

  • Dominican Brian de Peña is declared the winner as mayor of Lawrence
    Twitter photo


Nasha V. Cruz Ch.

Lawrence, Massachusetts

Yesterday, Dominican Brian DePeña was crowned the winner in the mayoral elections of Lawrence, Massachusetts.
The Dominican was chosen in the primaries of September 22 against 4 other candidates, among which was Kendrys Vasquez.
In proclaiming himself the winner, De Peña thanked his wife, family and voters for the achievement. Then he went out in a caravan for a tour of the Lawrence City Hall.

Life
Born and raised in the Dominican Republic, Brian DePeña immigrated to Lawrence in 1989. In the city he is a recognized "businessman" as he owns a hardware store, "Brian's Hardware", and other businesses such as "Tenares Tire Services" and “De Peña Auto Services”.
De Peña has been a member and president of organizations such as Dominican Parade, Golden Circle Awards, Hispanic Chamber of Merchants, Hispanic Week, and co-founder of the Latin American Merchants Association.

Additionally, he was elected as a city councilor in 2015 and served two terms in that position.

Lawrence has a long history of electing Dominicans as mayor................as Hispanics comprise a majority of its citizens and Dominicans making up 40% of the total population of the city.

It is also the poorest city in Massachusetts............and has been for decades.


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