New York: Grace Meng Wins Democratic Primary

State Assemblywoman Grace Meng won the Democratic primary in the open 6th district tonight.

She was strongly backed by Rep. Joe Crowley, chairman of the Queens County Democratic Party. His power and prestige in the district will be boosted from this victory, which he worked hard to make sure happened.

New York: Gary Ackerman Backs Grace Meng in 6th

Retiring Rep. Gary Ackerman (D) endorsed state Assemblywoman Grace Meng (D) on Tuesday in her competitive primary in the 6th district.

“Grace is without question the most qualified candidate in this race,” he said in a statement released by her campaign.

New York: Grace Meng Nabs Local Party Nod for Ackerman Seat

The Queens County Democratic Organization endorsed state Assemblywoman Grace Meng for the open Queens-based 6th district seat Monday.

Assemblyman Rory Lancman (D) will challenge Meng in a primary in the strongly Democratic district.