Raga declares victory in Assembly District 30 race

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Steven Raga, a Woodside resident and Democratic candidate for Assembly District 30, made history becoming the first Filipino American elected to the New York state Assembly after declaring victory against Republican challenger Sean Lally in Tuesday night’s general election. 

Raga tallied 57.84% of the votes (10,972 votes), while Lally received 41.12% of votes, with 97.66% of precincts reporting asof Wednesday morning according to unofficial results from the city Board of Elections. The results will not be certified until all ballots are counted.

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