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John Liu Wins Democratic Nomination for City Comptroller

Today is another historic day for Asian Americans in New York City.  With 99% of precincts reporting John Liu has pulled off a convincing victory over David Yassky with 56% of the vote.  The Democratic nomination in New York is almost a guarantee of winning the election in November, so given no unforeseen obstacles, John Liu is set to become the first Asian-American to hold citywide office in New York City.  He will serve as a counter to the mayor's office and will be tasked with the unenviable task of leading the city out of the economi