By Ruth Bayang NORTHWEST ASIAN WEEKLY “We went through our entire K-12 experiences without any information to protect ourselves,” said Kaitlyn Chin, a University of Washington freshman who is a sexual assault survivor. Chin spoke during the AAPI Candidates and Issues Forum on Oct. 22 of the importance of approving Referendum 90. “We are now […]
“There is a lot to be done. COVID-19 economic recovery, racial inequity. It’s humbling to see that, for my candidacy as a woman who is half Korean and half Black, the enthusiasm extends beyond the district…What it means to finally have representation—that’s a big deal that sometimes gets overlooked,” Marilyn Strickland told the Northwest Asian Weekly.
Here are the Northwest Asian Weekly publisher’s choices for the Nov. 3, 2020 November election ballot. FEDERAL President/Vice President Joseph R. Biden / Kamala D. Harris Congressional District 7, U.S. Representative Pramila Jayapal Congressional District 8, U.S. Representative Kim Schrier Congressional District 9, U.S. Representative Adam Smith Congressional District 10, U.S. Representative Marilyn Strickland STATE […]
King County Elections (KCE) tweeted on Oct. 20 that it picked up an estimated 164,000 ballots from drop boxes in the first five days after mailing out the ballots. “That’s more than 10x the previous record and is AMAZING. Keep ’em coming! We’re now picking up at least twice a day at all boxes with […]
Here’s a look at all the AAPI candidates who are on the November ballot.
By Mahlon Meyer Northwest Asian Weekly It started with the Bruce Springsteen song, “We Take Care of Our Own,” playing in the background. Then, one after another, Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) Democratic leaders from Washington state appeared on the screen in a “virtual bus tour” in support of the Biden-Harris presidential campaign. They […]
Branded as an ACLU People Power event, the 2020 AAPI Democracy Summit, organized by the Asian Pacific Islander Coalition (APIC) of Washington, was held online on Sept. 15.
A King County Superior Court judge ruled on Sept. 16 that a recall petition seeking to remove Seattle City Councilmember Kshama Sawant from office can proceed.
The voting phase of Washington state’s 2020 Top Two Primary election has ended and the first results show that Gov. Jay Inslee advanced—he’s ahead of Republican Loren Culp with 52% of the vote to Culp’s 17%. Inslee is expected to be a heavy favorite in November. Culp is the police chief of the tiny town […]
By Kai Curry Northwest Asian Weekly The 8th Annual Asian American Pacific Islander Candidate Forum on July 22 gave candidates for the U.S. House of Representative Washington’s 9th Congressional district and Washington State Representative 37th legislative district, positions one and two, a chance to respond to questions from the community in a conversation broadcast via […]