Lindy Li will be running for the U.S. Congress in 2016 in Philadelphia. If she wins, Li, now age 24, will be the youngest woman elected to the U.S. Congress.
The average age is 57 and the youngest serving in Congress is 30. Her Republican opponent is Patrick Meehan. She has been endorsed by Al Gore, Madeleine Albright and Dianne Feinstein.
She graduated from La Salle University with a major in political science. She immigrated from Sichuan, China, when she was 5 years old.
She plans to visit Seattle on Dec. 6. Li and her mother will be speaking at the Microsoft campus. There will be a rally and fundraising dinner for her from 2 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the House of Hong restaurant in Seattle.
There will be $150 minimum for a seat, and there is up to $2,700 allowed for donation. (end)