40th Assembly District

Kim takes 40th District race by less than 200 votes
Kim takes 40th District race by less than 200 votes
News Billy Rennison 9/14/2012 at 1:27AM

Ron Kim fought off four other competitors in a tight primary race to secure the Democratic nod in the 40th Assembly District. Kim collected 27 percent of the 4,182 ballots cast; just 162 votes ahead of second place finisher Yen Chou and 204 more than third place Ethel Chen, according to unofficial results. Myungsuk Lee [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
News Liam La Guerre 7/24/2012 at 7:41AM

EVENT of the DAY:  SummerStage-Full Force, Force MD’s Johnny Kemp, Jeff Redd, Meli’sa Morgan  A quartet of Rhythm and Blues performers each with their own flair and style. For more, check out http://www.fullforceworld.com [Click here for more info or submit your events] Queens Democratic assembly hopefuls vying for endorsements  Several Democratic political hopefuls vying for a chance to [...]

Candidate apologizes for prostitution ads in his paper
Candidate apologizes for prostitution ads in his paper
News Melissa Chan 7/18/2012 at 3:21PM

An Assembly candidate and newspaper owner who is under fire for having prostitution ads printed in his Korean-language paper’s back pages apologized and said the lewd classifieds were a reminder that Flushing’s “quality of life is under attack.” Myungsuk Lee, a 40th Assembly District hopeful, had published ads for seemingly legal massage services that ultimately [...]

Assembly race divided along ethnic lines
Assembly race divided along ethnic lines
News Melissa Chan 6/14/2012 at 10:22AM

A Democratic Assembly hopeful in a primary race already dividing ethnic lines fears a split Korean community could give the Chinese candidate a golden ticket to the general election. Myungsuk Lee, who is vying for the potentially open and brewing 40th Assembly District race, expects to face an uphill battle with fellow Korean candidate — [...]