In Pierce County, Nikkei candidate for Fife City Council Bryan Yambe is poised to win his contest against Doug Fagundes. As of Nov. 13, Yambe had 61 percent of the votes cast in his favor, with 39 percent going to his opponent.
In a statement he posted on Nov. 5, Yambe thanked the voters, especially his volunteers, supporters, and donors.
“This campaign is more than about a single candidate,” stated Yambe. “It’s about ideas and doing what each one of us can to make our community a better place for both our own families as well as our neighbors.” (end)