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Rachel Barnhart sworn in to Monroe County Legislature

Rachel Barnhart sworn in to Monroe County Legislature

WHECTV
Updated: September 20, 2019 02:23 PM
Created: September 20, 2019 02:22 PM

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WHEC)- Former television journalist Rachel Barnhart is now a member of the Monroe County Legislature.

The Democrat took the oath of office on Friday, posting video of the oath on her Twitter account. 

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Barnhart won the Democratic primary for the county's 21st District back in June

Earlier in the week, she gained the support of the Democrats to take over that seat recently vacated by former legislator Mark Muoio.

Barnhart will fill the seat through the end of the year, and she hopes to win the next term that begins in January. 

Her only opponent in November is Working Families candidate Victor Sanchez, who has vowed not to campaign.


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