[Special correspondent/ reporter Seol Ji-yeon]
A U.S. congressman was born in 20 years. Young Kim (Korean name Kim Young-ok) who ran for the Republican Party in the 39th electoral district of California is the main character.
In the mid-term U.S. election held on Thursday (local time), he won 51.3 percent of the vote to beat Democratic candidate Gil Sisneros (48.7 percent) by 2.6 percentage points. Kim entered the Federal Assembly for the second time after Rep. Kim Chang-joon (California) in 1998. Kim is also the first Korean politician to join the U.S. Congress. "I will try to be the bridge between Korea and the United States," he said.
Kim ran for office 아바타전화배팅 early next year after Ed Royce, a chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, was forced to retire from politics. Kim served as an aide to Royce and worked as an aide for more than 20 years. Kim's chances of becoming a federal lawmaker have already been highly anticipated, with strong support from the 13th-term big-name politician Royce. In 2014, he was elected a member of the State House of Representatives in the 65th electoral district of California.