LILLIAN DEBAPTISTE WINS ELECTION!!
"I support Lillian DeBaptiste for Mayor for one reason. She is the person we need now to keep West Chester moving forward with the compassion, strength, and commitment to service that has always defined our community. Lillian comes from a longtime West Chester family dedicated equally to the issues of economic prosperity and equity. A proven businesswoman, she will honor the legacy of her father, West Chester Mayor Clifford DeBaptiste, while working with everyone in the Borough to help clear a new vital path to a better future."
"As mayor, I learned that the most important quality a mayor can possess is the ability to bring people together to improve the community.
I believe Lillian will do just that. Now more than ever we need leaders who will help us bridge our divides and celebrate our diversity. I am honored to endorse LillianDeBaptiste for Mayor of West Chester."
“Lillian is a forward thinker... Her creative and innovative business acumen, proven leadership, and compassion are some of the qualities West Chester needs in the next generation of leadership. West Chester Borough will benefit under her leadership and it is without reservation that I endorse Lillian DeBaptiste for Mayor of West Chester."
"As President of the West Chester NAACP, I worked with Lillian
DeBaptiste to help make our community more just and equitable for all, and continue to work with her on similar issues. Our families have known each other for generations. I know the values that undergird her work, I know the work that she's done with those values, and I'm excited about the leadership she'll bring to borough hall as mayor."
"I have known Lillian for decades and I have always appreciated her work ethic and grace in dealing with complicated issues. West Chester deserves a mayor that has the ability to bring together residents, business owners, religious and community leaders, and University students to find common ground and sensible solutions that will work for us all. That's why I am thrilled to announce that I am endorsing Lillian DeBaptiste for West Chester Mayor!"
Lillian DeBaptiste’s years of experience as both a local business owner and community organizer makes her uniquely qualified for office as the Mayor of West Chester. She is the right person at the right time, which is why she has my full support and endorsement for Mayor of West Chester."