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Donald Wong

Donald Wong

American politician
Donald Wong
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Intro American politician
Is Restaurateur Politician
From United States of America
Type Business Politics
Gender male
Birth 15 January 1952
Age 68 years
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Biography

Donald H. Wong (born January 15, 1952) is an American businessman and state legislator serving in the Massachusetts House of Representatives. He represents the Ninth Essex District, consisting of parts of Lynn, Lynnfield, Wakefield and Saugus. He is also the President of Mandarin House, Inc., which manages the Kowloon Restaurant. Wong is a "third generation" Chinese American.
Wong served as a member of Saugus Town Meeting from 2005 to 2007 and as Chairman of the Saugus Board of Selectmen from 2007 to 2011. He has also been a member of the Massachusetts Asian American Commission.
On November 2, 2010, Wong defeated Democratic incumbent Mark Falzone by 382 votes. He and 2nd Norfolk District Representative Tackey Chan were the first Asian-Americans elected to the Massachusetts Legislature. Wong is a member of the House Ways and Means Committee, a ranking member of the Joint Committee on Transportation, and a member of the House Committee on Personnel and Administration. He was reelected unopposed in 2012 and defeated Democrat Christopher Finn in 2014, 60.5% to 39.4%.

Electoral history

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