By Janice Nesamani NORTHWEST ASIAN WEEKLY Three Asian women are vying for your vote to two different seats on the School Board of Bellevue School District (BSD), in hopes of helping BSD fulfill its vision to affirm and inspire each and every student to learn and thrive as creators of their future world. Jane Aras, […]
King County Elections (KCE) has mailed out over 1.4 million ballots to registered voters across King County for the 2021 primary election. KCE is projecting 40% turnout for this election. If you still haven’t received your ballot yet, call KCE at 206-296-VOTE (8683). This year’s primary election will feature 214 candidates and seven ballot measures. […]
Running for seats on the Bellevue and Seattle school district boards, four Asian women hope to use their unique immigrant perspectives to mold the children of today into more equitable and accepting citizens of tomorrow. This week, we introduce you to the Seattle School Board candidate. Vivian Song Maritz, Seattle School Board District, Position #4 […]
The acquittal of Donald Trump could be the best thing that could have happened to the Republican Party. It could also be the worst, depending on who you talk to. And this is just among Republicans.
Democrat Joe Biden defeated President Donald Trump to become the 46th president of the United States on Nov. 7 and offered himself to the nation as a leader who “seeks not to divide, but to unify“ a country gripped by a historic pandemic and a confluence of economic and social turmoil.
When I went to bed on Election night, I was agonizing that former Vice President Joe Biden was losing. Then, I woke up the next day, and it was a totally different picture.
A national group of Asian American Republicans has endorsed Democrat Joe Biden for president.
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 […]