Rady Mom makes history, becoming first Cambodian legislator by taking Lowell rep race


LOWELL — Rady Mom is the city’s newest state representative, a political novice who won strong backing from the city’s Cambodian voters to become what is believed to be the first Cambodian-American legislator in the country.

Mom, a 45-year-old accupressure therapist, defeated unenrolled candidate Fred Bahou Tuesday to claim the 18th Middlesex House District, winning more than 61 percent of the vote. In an unofficial tally, Mom won 3,847 to 2,386.

Read more at the Lowell Sun website: http://www.lowellsun.com/breakingnews/ci_26866340/new-lowell-rep-mom-i-will-fight-justice#ixzz3IDDMKeOy

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