Democratic Queens Assemblyman Rory Lancman is planning to challenge Republican Congressman Bob Turner for his seat in the House of Representatives this year. However, if Mr. Lancman decides to run for re-election to the Assembly, he thinks his wife’s ethnicity will be instrumental in helping him win his new majority Asian district.
“The new district has somewhat of a larger percentage of an Asian population, but my wife is Asian, from Iran and I have a very good relationship with those communities. So, if I end up running for re-election to the assembly, I would be very happy,” Mr. Lancman said in an interview on NY1′s “Inside City Hall” last night. Read More