By Arlene Kiyomi Dennistoun Northwest Asian Weekly In a show of force, about 2,000 Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (AAPIs) gathered in Tacoma on Sept. 15 in what was likely the largest unity and civic engagement event held in the nation. To mobilize AAPI voters, the Asian Pacific Islander Coalition (APIC) brought in busloads from […]
By Ruth Bayang Northwest Asian Weekly He’s a Republican who wants Gov. Jay Inslee’s job. He has said that he won’t support Donald Trump, and he is passionate about homelessness. Bill Bryant, 56, runs his own consultancy business for agricultural exporters and is a former two-term Port of Seattle commissioner. He stopped by the Northwest […]
By David Chan Special to the Northwest Asian Weekly Editor’s note: The following represents the thoughts of a fire commissioner from Snohomish County, a one-time delegate for Bernie Sanders, and his experience at the DNC. Super Bowl! Yes, going to a national convention of a major political party is like going to a Super Bowl. […]
We now know who will face each other in the presidential race, Hillary Clinton vs Donald Trump.
Pramila Jayapal could soon be heading to Washington, D.C. after winning the Democratic primary for Washington’s 7th Congressional District
Months before the presidential election this November, thousands of Americans attended the Democratic and Republican national conventions to nominate their next commander-in-chief.
KumRoon Maksirisombat (he invites you to call him Mr. Mak) is running for the top job at the Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction (OSPI).
State Sen. Cyrus Habib was born in Baltimore, Md., to parents who emigrated from Iran. A three-time cancer survivor, Habib lost his eyesight and became fully blind at age 8. Shortly afterwards, his family moved to Bellevue.
A survey by Asian Americans Advancing Justice (AAJC), Asian and Pacific Islander American Vote (APIAVote), and AAPI Data demonstrates that exclusionary rhetoric alters significantly the way Asian Americans will vote and how they view candidates.
Following the announcement this year that Jim McDermott is retiring and vacating his seat for the 7th Congressional District in Washington state, a group of candidates quickly emerged. Two of the candidates, Pramila Jayapal and Dr. Arun Jhaveri, are members of the API community.