In Carlos Menchaca, NYC gets 1st Mexican-American elected official, sooner than some expected

  • by: DEEPTI HAJELA , Associated Press
  • Updated: November 14, 2013 - 4:35 PM

NEW YORK — When someone asked longtime community activist Joel Magallan a couple of years ago when New York City would see its first Mexican-American elected official, he figured it would take another decade. Then along came Carlos Menchaca.

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