Dems support McMahon for Fossella seat

May 28, 2008 7:20:54 PM PDT
Local Democrats gathered on Staten Island Wednesday for a special convention.They voted on who they will support to run for the 13th Congressional seat, the seat being vacated this fall by disgraced Republican Vito Fossella.

The Democrats decided to back New York City Councilman Michael McMahon.

Republicans interviewed potential candidates earlier in the week. They are expected to announce which candidate they will support on Thursday.