State Senate District 11
~September Primary Candidate Forum~
The Greater Flushing Chamber of Commerce and Asian Pacific Americans Voting & Organizing to Increase Civic Engagement (APA VOICE), a non-partisan coalition of 19 community-based non-profit organizations, will host a non-partisan candidate forum for the Primary Election in New York’s 11th State Senate District currently held by incumbent Tony Avella.
For the Democratic nomination, this year is a rematch between incumbent State Senator Tony Avella and former NYC Comptroller John Liu. In 2014, Liu lost with 48 percent of the vote to Avella’s 52 percent. The district consists of Bayside, Flushing, Fresh Meadows, Oakland Gardens, Little Neck, and Whitestone.
WHAT: State Senate District 11 – Candidate Forum
WHEN: Thursday, August 23, 2018 6:30pm – 8pm
WHERE: Sheraton LaGuardia East Hotel Ballroom, 135-20 39th Ave, Flushing, NY 11354
APA VOICE member organizations, and additional co-sponsors including the New York Immigration Coalition, Common Cause, the Greater Flushing Chamber of Commerce, Korean American Civic Empowerment For Community, OCA-NY, Chinese-American Planning Council, and Asian Americans For Equality (list in formation) along with an estimated 250 attendees.
John Liu, Former New York City Comptroller*
Tony Avella, Incumbent State Senator