By Assunta Ng Who is Kshama Sawant? “Wow” was my reaction when I first saw her at the API forum.
By Staff Northwest Asian Weekly State Sen. Ed Murray and incumbent Mayor Mike McGinn will be moving on to the general election in November, along with seven of the eight APA candidates who competed in the primary, initial ballot returns show.
Shari Song, a real estate broker and current candidate for King County Council, held her campaign kickoff on May 21 at the Renton Community Center. She is running for Position 9, currently held by former Republican candidate for Attorney General Reagan Dunn.
By Staff Northwest Asian Weekly Shari Song, a managing broker at Prudential Northwest Realty and community volunteer, declared her candidacy for King County Council on Monday, March 4. She will be vying to represent District 9, which is currently being represented by Reagan Dunn, the recent Republican candidate for Attorney General.
Cindy Ryu, State Representative of the 32nd District, is among the 5 finalists to fill Attorney General-elect Bob Ferguson’s King County Council seat when he vacates it in January, announced the office of King County Executive Dow Constantine on Friday, Dec. 21. The other four finalists are Rod Dembowski, Will Hall, Keith Scully, and Chuck […]
Cindy Ryu, State Representative of the 32nd Legislative District, is one of 13 residents who have applied to fill Attorney General-elect Bob Ferguson’s King County Council seat, when he vacates it on Jan. 16, 2013. Ryu was re-elected by a landslide 76–23 percent victory in the November election. King County Executive Dow Constantine will name […]
By Mike Baker The Associated Press OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — With their excess campaign cash, politicians in Washington state often return money to donors, forward it to their political party, or donate it to charity.
By Bob Santos FOR NORTHWEST ASIAN WEEKLY Chris Hansen, a wealthy guy who earns his living moving other people’s money around, seems extra rich right now. He wants to build a multi-purpose arena that would house NBA basketball, NHL hockey, and concerts. Hansen has acquired several hundred acres of land in the Sodo area, southwest […]
The King County Council’s Citizens’ Election Oversight Committee (CEOC) is looking to fill two seats in its organization to represent the Chinese and Vietnamese-speaking communities.
This is not the first time that Asian American candidates have competed for the same political seat. Dr. Bobby Virk, an orthodontist, has announced his candidacy for the 11th District state senate seat, a seat that Rep. Bob Hasegawa has also filed for. They are both Democrats. The seat is being vacated by Sen. Margarita […]