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Legislative District 11

Posted on: January 8, 2024

Delia DeRiggi-Whitton Sworn in As Democratic Minority Leader, Seventh Term as County Legislator

DeRiggi-Whitton - Swearing In 1DeRiggi-Whitton - familyDeRiggi-Whitton and Bynoe

(MINEOLA, N.Y.) – Nassau County Legislature Minority Leader Delia DeRiggi-Whitton (D – Glen Cove) was sworn in as the new Minority Leader of the Legislature’s Democratic caucus during inaugural ceremonies held on Friday, Jan. 5. In taking the oath of office, she also embarked upon her seventh term as a Nassau County Legislator. The 11th District she represents includes Sands Point, Port Washington, Roslyn, Roslyn Harbor, Glen Head, Glenwood, Sea Cliff and Glen Cove.

With her family, friends and supporters looking on, Minority Leader DeRiggi-Whitton was sworn in by former Nassau County Legislature Minority Leader Kevan M. Abrahams.

“I am so grateful for the opportunity to serve as Minority Leader of the Nassau County Legislature and truly humbled by the trust that my colleagues have placed in me to lead this caucus,” Minority Leader DeRiggi-Whitton said. “I have tremendous confidence that our caucus is well equipped to address the biggest issues facing our County, and I am looking forward to working in a bipartisan manner with Presiding Officer Howard Kopel to meet the needs of Nassau residents.”

PHOTO CAPTION (top left, page 1) – Minority Leader DeRiggi-Whitton is sworn in by former Minority Leader Kevan M. Abrahams on Friday, Jan. 5. DeRiggi-Whitton’s husband, Richard Valicenti, holds the family Bible.

PHOTO CAPTION (top right, page 1) – Minority Leader DeRiggi-Whitton and her family on Friday, Jan. 5.

PHOTO CAPTION (top, page 2) – Minority Leader DeRiggi-Whitton and the members of the Minority Caucus. From left – Legislators Scott M. Davis; Siela A. Bynoe and Arnold W. Drucker; Minority Leader DeRiggi-Whitton; former Minority Leader Kevan M. Abrahams; Legislators Debra Mulé, Carrié Solages, and Seth I. Koslow. 

PHOTO CREDITS – Photos by Peter M. Budraitis

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