‘I have work to do’: George Latimer on representing the Bronx

George Latimer, the Westchester County Executive who will likely become the next representative for the 16th Congressional District, realizes he has an optics problem when it comes to the Bronx constituents. And in terms of name recognition, “I have work to do,” he said.

But Latimer told the Bronx Times that although he is a 70-year-old white man in a suit, many Bronxites and working-class people throughout the district can relate to his family story.