Democrats Huzzah Koo Party Change

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Peter Koo was surrounded by Democrats as he announced his party switch.

Councilman Peter Koo was surrounded by a throng of Queens Democrats and elected officials as he announced his party switch this afternoon, and it would be difficult to imagine a more overwhelmingly effusive crowd.

“We want to give a great Queens Democratic welcome to the newest member of … the City Council from Queens as a Democrat: Councilman Peter Koo,” Queens Democratic Chair Joe Crowley began his statement, to applause of the smiling Democrats surrounding the converted Councilman.

“Peter joining this effort is a real boom to our party, and I think it’s great for Flushing in particular. As John Liu, whom I’m going to introduce in a moment, points out, this is the Year of the Dragon. This is a very fortuitous year. This is a very important, jubilant year for the Chinese-American community. Peter, you’re making it that much more jubilant for us.”

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