By Arlene Kiyomi Dennistoun Northwest Asian Weekly The race for the 7th congressional seat pitting Brady Walkinshaw against Pramila Jayapal is heating up, as the general election on Nov. 8 inches closer. As dirty, mudslinging political battles go, this race is pretty tame. Walkinshaw continues to point out that Jayapal doesn’t live in the 7th […]
By Arlene Kiyomi Dennistoun Northwest Asian Weekly Voters in the Nov. 8 election must choose between two highly qualified candidates for the state’s top educator — Superintendent of Public Instruction. Erin Jones brings the weight of 25 years’ experience as an educator and an administrator. Rep. Chris Reykdal brings 13 years of experience in budget […]
By Stacy Nguyen Northwest Asian Weekly “In terms of having had cancer, that really — it gives you a sense of, ‘Look, I fought cancer before I was even a 1-year-old, as a newborn, and [I fought it] again later as a kid.’ That gives you a sense of — you never know what life […]
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).