Dems support Chou as Koreans back Koo

Posted by Connor Adams Sheets in City Council, District 20 on October 21, 2009 | No Comments

As the District 20 City Council race enters the final stretch in the Flushing area, key groups are making their alliances known. The two major party candidates — Democrat Yen Chou and Republican Peter Koo — are consolidating support as they push for voters in the final days before the Nov. 3 general election. The [...]


Brooklyn senator backs Koo in race for Liu’s seat

Posted by Jeremy Walsh in City Council, District 20 on October 14, 2009 | 1 Comment

Flushing businessman Peter Koo picked up a prominent Republican endorsement from state Sen. Marty Golden (R-Brooklyn) Sunday, reinforcing his troupe of supporters against Democratic candidate Yen Chou. Speaking at a news conference outside Flushing Town Hall, Golden twice referred to Koo as Richard Koo, but explained he has an associate in Brooklyn, Richard Koo, who [...]

Queens Vietnamese leader backs Bloomberg

Posted by Nathan Duke in Mayor on October 2, 2009 | No Comments

Peter Nguyen, president of the Vietnamese American Community Association of New York, threw his weight behind Mayor Michael Bloomberg Friday for the Nov. 3 election. “Mayor Bloomberg took office during one of the most challenging times in New York’s history,” said Nguyen, a Vietnam native who moved to Flushing in 1977. “After 9/11, our city [...]


Choe to showcase Korean support at fund-raiser

Posted by Stephen Stirling in City Council, District 20 on August 6, 2009 | 2 Comments

John Choe will hold a fund-raiser with Korean leaders in Flushing tonight, a move that could help buck criticisms of the former John Liu staffer that his support among his own ethnic community has been minimal. According to a release put out by his campaign, the fund-raiser will take place on Monday at 7 p.m. [...]