Jung receives backlash from LGBTQ and women’s groups in Queens

Posted by Mark Hallum in District 16 on September 7, 2016 | No Comments

State Assemblyman Ron Kim (D-Flushing) stood with Emily Kadar of the Committee for a Pro-Choice New York PAC and Eleanor’s Legacy Executive Director Brette McSweeeney Tuesday to endorse state Sen. Toby Stavisky (D-Flushing) for re-election, as well as to denounce her rival in the Democratic primary, S.J. Jung for recent remarks against a woman’s right [...]

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So you want to run for office? Join the club

Posted by Connor Adams Sheets in Making of a Candidate on June 16, 2010 | No Comments

Paying dues is the key to making it onto the northeast Queens political map, Democrat and Republican political operatives say, unless a potential candidate has serious money and connections.

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S.J. Jung receives Dem club’s honors

Posted by Connor Adams Sheets in Assembly, City Council, District 20, District 22 on December 16, 2009 | 2 Comments

The Democratic Club of Flushing recognized longtime Flushing community leader S.J. Jung Sunday for his more than 20 years of commitment to the area and its people. He received the award at the group’s annual awards and year-end dinner at the Sheraton LaGuardia East Hotel in Flushing for “raising the standard of the September 2009 [...]

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Jung ends Council seat run

Posted by Jeremy Walsh in City Council, District 20 on October 7, 2009 | No Comments

The race for City Councilman John Liu’s (D-Flushing) seat got a little less crowded Tuesday as former Democratic contender and Working Families Party endorsee S.J. Jung dropped out of the race. “I have decided to discontinue my City Council campaign and to serve our district through community service and grassroots advocacy,” Jung said in a [...]

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Padavan backs Peter Koo in race for Liu’s seat

Posted by Jeremy Walsh in City Council, District 20 on September 28, 2009 | 1 Comment

State Sen. Frank Padavan (R-Bellerose) has thrown his support behind Peter Koo in the race for City Councilman John Liu’s (D-Flushing) seat. Koo will face Democrat Yen Chou, Green Party candidate Evergreen Chou and possibly her primary rival S.J. Jung, who is considering running on the Working Families Party ticket. “Peter Koo has proven he [...]

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With primary behind her, Chou sizes up new foes

Posted by Stephen Stirling in City Council, District 20 on September 24, 2009 | 8 Comments

After eking out a victory in the Queens Democratic primary for City Councilman John Liu’s (D-Flushing) seat last week, Yen Chou is looking forward. Although many candidates in her place have little to worry about in heavily Democratic New York City, Chou could face another challenging race. Chou won the tight race for the Democratic [...]