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New candidate emerges to take on Ron Kim to represent Flushing in state assembly


Jan. 2, 2024 By Rachel Butler  Yi Andy Chen, who ran an unsuccessful campaign for city council in 2021, has announced that he is running to represent the Flushing area in the state assembly and will be taking on Ron Kim, the incumbent, in the Democratic primary in June. Chen, who has lived in Queens since his family immigrated from China in 2002, aims to represent District 40, which covers the northeastern Queens neighborhoods of Flushing, Linden Hill, Murray Hill and Broadway-Flushing. He said he is running on a platform of tackling crime and creating more affordable housing. He also wants…
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