Compiled by Staff Northwest Asian Weekly This year, election day for the primary election is on Aug. 1. Voters have until 8 p.m. that day to return their ballots or have them postmarked. A primary election is an election that narrows down the field of candidates before the general election in November. The following are […]
There is no discounting that the International District/Chinatown had to deal with tragedy this year with the loss of neighborhood superman Donnie Chin. And the world’s and nation’s recent terrorist attacks. And questions about how we should be addressing immigration law and those who wish to be a part of our country. There is a […]
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By James Tabafunda Northwest Asian Weekly Bellevue is the fifth-largest city in Washington and, just a few weeks after this month’s election, its city council continues to reflect the 28 percent of citizens who are Asian, the highest share of any city in the state. Vandana Slatter, a biotechnology professional and community leader, won Position […]
The votes were tallied Nov. 3-4, and the results regarding the API community were: John Lee lost to Davina Duerr for the City of Bothell Council Position No. 2. Lee received 39% of the vote. Hira Singh lost to Tina Budell for the City of Kent Council Position No. 1. Singh received 34% of the […]
Initiative 1366 — NO Initiative 1401 — YES Advisory Vote No. 10 — Maintained Advisory Vote No. 11 — Maintained Advisory Vote No. 12 — Maintained Advisory Vote No. 13 — Maintained King County Charter Amendment No. 1 — NO Proposition No. 1 — APPROVED Assessor: Lloyd Hara Director of Elections: Julie Wise or […]
Over 30 candidates vying for political office attended the 4th annual Sea Beez Ethnic Media–Candidates Meet and Greet at the Nagomi Tea House on Aug. 15 in an effort to introduce themselves to communities of color. Candidates made it to the International District from as far away as Fircrest to make one minute speeches and […]
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.
By Travis Quezon Northwest Asian Weekly Editor’s note: The original version of this article omitted Seattle City Council Candidate Kshama Sawant. Eight API candidates, six of whom are female, look to make waves in the August primary
Vandana Slatter, candidate for Bellevue City Council Position 6, hosted her campaign kick off on June 18 at the Bellevue Muncipal Golf Course Clubhouse.