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.
The Metropolitan King County Council appointed Gregg Hirakawa on May 9, to help fill two vacancies in the King County District Court West Division (Seattle).
The Asian Counseling and Referral Services (ACRS)’s new Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) Democracy Initiative needs your help to raise $200,000.
Brad Owen is stepping down as our state’s lieutenant governor, and six candidates are competing to fill Owen’s seat. Three of the candidates have ties to the Asian Pacific Islander (API) community.
By Jason Cruz Northwest Asian Weekly Peter Kwon has taken over 100 meetings since he became an official member of the SeaTac City Council this past January. A newcomer to politics, Kwon is learning the ropes of the political process during his first term. Born in Seoul, South Korea, he moved with his parents to […]