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Assemblywoman Mathylde Frontus chooses Brooklyn over “anywhere in the world”
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Assemblywoman Mathylde Frontus chooses Brooklyn over “anywhere in the world”

Frontus, whose district encompasses Bay Ridge, Dyker Heights, and Coney Island, has developed a strong rapport with many community members through a range of programs she launched. A former social worker and community organizer, Frontus’ food drives during the pandemic are just one program constituents see as her way of putting their needs first.

After Unlikely Victory, Haitian American Frontus Starts Work in Coney Island Seat
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After Unlikely Victory, Haitian American Frontus Starts Work in Coney Island Seat

Among the latest crop of assembly members is Haitian American Mathylde Frontus, who was sworn in by Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie on Nov. 15 — before 18 other new assembly-elects — because she was elected to fill a seat that was vacated by disgraced ex-assemblywoman Pamela Harris. Harris resigned from her seat last April after being indicted and eventually pleading guilty to a 11 charges including wire fraud.