By Staff NORTHWEST ASIAN WEEKLY Satpal Sidhu edged out Tony Larson to be Whatcom County’s next County Executive with 51 percent of the vote (Larson had 48 percent). Sidhu wrote in a Nov. 9 email, “During this campaign, I had the opportunity to speak with thousands of people from all corners of the county and […]
Compiled by Staff from the King County elections website and results.vote.wa.gov/results/current NORTHWEST ASIAN WEEKLY Election Day has come and gone. But because of Washington state’s mail-in ballot system, this remains an election in progress. As of press time, here are the highlights: Seattle City Councilmember Kshama Sawant is trailing challenger Egan Orion, Girmay Zahilay is […]
Port of Seattle, Commissioner Position 2
“There are three ways that I see increasing APIs voting in elections—language translation of candidate information, more API candidates running for office, and advocacy and organizing of community members around important issues. All of this is happening, we just need to do more of it!” — Mike Fong, Senior Deputy Mayor of Seattle
At an Oct. 14 meeting, dozens of attendees were charged with considering: How could Seattle take a page from Minneapolis’ book in terms of public safety? What would it look like?
King County Elections is projecting a 43 percent turnout countywide for the Nov. 5 General Election, with turnout in Seattle expected to trend a few points higher.
By Kai Curry Northwest Asian Weekly After a non-existent audience turnout that necessitated the cancellation of a candidate forum on Oct. 17 in the International District, the Asian Weekly still had questions for District 2 City Council candidates Tammy Morales and Mark Solomon. We wanted to know, for instance, whether the City of Seattle is […]
By Kai Curry Northwest Asian Weekly A pleasant energy was in the air as audience members settled into their seats for the 7th Annual Asian/Pacific Islander Candidate Forum on Oct. 9 in the International District (ID). There was a collective feeling of excitement that participants were getting better informed in order to make the most […]
By Staff NORTHWEST ASIAN WEEKLY The fourth Democratic debate took place on Oct. 15 in Westerville, Ohio and Andrew Yang took a swipe at Microsoft when engaging in a conversation about breaking up Big Tech. Yang, who has worked as a tech entrepreneur, referenced Bing while answering a question about the proper level of oversight […]
The results for the Aug. 6 primary election were officially certified on Aug. 20. There were no significant changes in the results. Here are the AAPI candidates (in italics) who will face off in the Nov. 5 general election. PORT Port of Seattle, Commissioner Position 2 Sam Cho 124,593 31.11 % Grant Degginger 98,117 24.5 […]