Aug. 14 & 23: Candidates forums for NYS Assembly District 65 & Senate District 16
Sunday, Jul 31, 2016
Two candidates forums wlll be held in Manhattan and Flushing, where Asian American candidates are running in Assembly District 65 (Manhattan/Lower East Side) and Senate District 16 (Flushing, Elmhurst, Fresh Meadows, Bayside) in the Democratic primary elections on Tuesday, September 13, 2016.
AALDEF and other APA Voice groups are sponsoring a New York State Assembly 65th District candidates forum on Sunday, August 14 in Manhattan's Chinatown. Six candidates, including four Asian Americans, are vying to fill the seat vacated by former Assembly Leader Sheldon Silver in this Chinatown and the Lower East Side district: Alice Cancel (incumbent), Don Lee, Gigi Lee, Paul Newell, Yuh-line Niou, and Jenifer Rajkumar. Translation will be provided in Cantonese, Mandarin, and Spanish. The Democratic primary will take place on Sept. 13, 2016.
Where: Chinese Consolidated Benevolent Association, 62 Mott Street
When: Sunday, August 14, 2016, 2 to 4 pm
Where: Queens Public Library, 41-17 Main Street, Flushing, NY
When: Tuesday, August 23, 2016, 6:30 pm