Architect He Gin Lee Files for Mayor Again

He Gin Lee, a Queens architect who previously ran for Mayor as a Democrat in 2009, has filed again to run for the 2013 Mayor’s race. The campaign is clearly still in its early stages, however, as his campaign website is still focused on his last mayoral bid.

Like his last effort, Mr. Lee’s 2013 campaign will be a sharply uphill battle against well known candidates with organizational support and millions of dollars behind them.

In in an interview with City & State three years ago, Mr. Lee indicated his support would come from parishioners of the church’s he’s designed. “I don’t think too much money is needed,” he said at the time, “because a lot of church members, already give me a lot and petition a lot.” Read More