Democrat Joe Biden defeated President Donald Trump to become the 46th president of the United States on Nov. 7 and offered himself to the nation as a leader who “seeks not to divide, but to unify“ a country gripped by a historic pandemic and a confluence of economic and social turmoil.
When I went to bed on Election night, I was agonizing that former Vice President Joe Biden was losing. Then, I woke up the next day, and it was a totally different picture.
A national group of Asian American Republicans has endorsed Democrat Joe Biden for president.
By Ruth Bayang NORTHWEST ASIAN WEEKLY “We went through our entire K-12 experiences without any information to protect ourselves,” said Kaitlyn Chin, a University of Washington freshman who is a sexual assault survivor. Chin spoke during the AAPI Candidates and Issues Forum on Oct. 22 of the importance of approving Referendum 90. “We are now […]
“There is a lot to be done. COVID-19 economic recovery, racial inequity. It’s humbling to see that, for my candidacy as a woman who is half Korean and half Black, the enthusiasm extends beyond the district…What it means to finally have representation—that’s a big deal that sometimes gets overlooked,” Marilyn Strickland told the Northwest Asian Weekly.
Here are the Northwest Asian Weekly publisher’s choices for the Nov. 3, 2020 November election ballot. FEDERAL President/Vice President Joseph R. Biden / Kamala D. Harris Congressional District 7, U.S. Representative Pramila Jayapal Congressional District 8, U.S. Representative Kim Schrier Congressional District 9, U.S. Representative Adam Smith Congressional District 10, U.S. Representative Marilyn Strickland STATE […]
King County Elections (KCE) tweeted on Oct. 20 that it picked up an estimated 164,000 ballots from drop boxes in the first five days after mailing out the ballots. “That’s more than 10x the previous record and is AMAZING. Keep ’em coming! We’re now picking up at least twice a day at all boxes with […]
Here’s a look at all the AAPI candidates who are on the November ballot.
By Mahlon Meyer Northwest Asian Weekly It started with the Bruce Springsteen song, “We Take Care of Our Own,” playing in the background. Then, one after another, Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) Democratic leaders from Washington state appeared on the screen in a “virtual bus tour” in support of the Biden-Harris presidential campaign. They […]
Branded as an ACLU People Power event, the 2020 AAPI Democracy Summit, organized by the Asian Pacific Islander Coalition (APIC) of Washington, was held online on Sept. 15.