Can Queens elect their first Asian American to the House Of Representatives?
I guess we'll just have to wait and find out.
Rep. Gary Ackerman's surprise announcement of his retirement on Thursday evening sent a half-dozen Queens Democrats scrambling to see if they could put together a bid for the seat. In the end, three decided they could.
On Monday morning, the Queens County Democratic organization said it would back Flushing Assemblywoman Grace Meng, a 36-year-old daughter of Chinese immigrants, in the June 26 primary.