NOTE: This post has been revised to reflect a change of venue. Yungman Lee (photo), lawyer, former state official, bank executive, and public health advocate, has declared his candidacy for the Democratic nomination to the U.S. House of Representatives from New York’s Seventh Congressional District, which includes Brooklyn Heights. He is challenging Congresswoman Nydia Velazquez, a 23 year incumbent who is the Ranking Member of the House Small Business Committee and a member of the Financial Services Committee.
Mr. Lee will be at Friend of a Farmer, 76 Montague Street, this Thursday evening, March 10, starting at 6:30 for a “meet and greet”. All are welcome. The Primary Election will be on Tuesday, June 28.