The Recall Sawant campaign is gearing up for its final signature-gathering push. Last week, it said it hit a “significant milestone” with volunteers collecting more than 13,000 unverified signatures. The goal is to collect 14,000 signed petitions through August before submitting to King County Elections. If it qualifies for the ballot, King County Elections will […]
By Janice Nesamani NORTHWEST ASIAN WEEKLY Described as calm, respectful, and creative, it’s no surprise that Katherine Tai’s appointment to the position of United States Trade Representative (USTR) on March 18, 2021 was approved 98-0 by a usually-polarized Senate. However, what makes her appointment celebratory is that Tai is the first Asian American woman to […]
Early results are in for the primary election and Washington state voters have narrowed down the top two candidates in each race who will move on to the November general election. Here the AAPI candidates who survived this round: COUNTY King County, Executive Joe Nguyen 30% Metropolitan King County, Council District No. 9 Kim-Khanh Van […]
By Janice Nesamani NORTHWEST ASIAN WEEKLY Three Asian women are vying for your vote to two different seats on the School Board of Bellevue School District (BSD), in hopes of helping BSD fulfill its vision to affirm and inspire each and every student to learn and thrive as creators of their future world. Jane Aras, […]
King County Elections (KCE) has mailed out over 1.4 million ballots to registered voters across King County for the 2021 primary election. KCE is projecting 40% turnout for this election. If you still haven’t received your ballot yet, call KCE at 206-296-VOTE (8683). This year’s primary election will feature 214 candidates and seven ballot measures. […]
Running for seats on the Bellevue and Seattle school district boards, four Asian women hope to use their unique immigrant perspectives to mold the children of today into more equitable and accepting citizens of tomorrow. This week, we introduce you to the Seattle School Board candidate. Vivian Song Maritz, Seattle School Board District, Position #4 […]
The acquittal of Donald Trump could be the best thing that could have happened to the Republican Party. It could also be the worst, depending on who you talk to. And this is just among Republicans.
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.