National Dominican organization recognizes Blanco as a first

The Dominican American National Roundtable, a Washington-DC based organization, which tracks Dominican American history, culture and trends, has officially declared Dr. Alex Blanco of Passaic as the first ever Dominican mayor in U.S. history.

The organizatoncites only one other time (in 2001) when a Dominican American has acted in a mayoral capacity (from Lawrence, MA). In that case,the person was an acting mayor, not an elected mayor.

National Dominican organization recognizes Blanco as a first