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Nancy Tong Enters the 43rd District’s City Council Race in Brooklyn, New York

After considerable thought, Nancy Tong has decided to run for City Council in the 43rd Council District. Tong has worked with over ten thousand constituents over the past eight years to resolve various issues that matter to everyone in Brooklyn. Furthermore as the first Asian American elected official in Brooklyn serving as the Democratic State Committee Woman, she is limited on what she’s able to do for individuals living in Brooklyn. As a member of City Council in the 43rd District she will be able to do more for the community. As a strong supporter of education for all New Yorkers, Tong understands the frustrations that families living in School District 20 and 21 have with access to Pre-K programs. As the co-chair of the anti waste transfer station, she also understands the struggles of individuals living in the areas of Bath Beach and Bensonhurst who will be affected if the waste transfer station is built. Furthermore she wishes to bring more diversity into City Council as there is a lack of women and lack of representation among Asian Americans in Brooklyn. Therefore Tong, wishing to do more for the public and for the Brooklynites living in Bay Ridge, Fort Hamilton, Dyker Heights, Bath Beach, and Bensonhurst is running for City Council.

Nancy Tong is the Democratic State Committee Woman of the 47th Assembly District. She is also Brooklyn’s first Asian American elected official. She also serves as the Community Relations Director at Assemblyman William Colton’s office.