What a close race for many candidates in the recent elections! We know now that some API candidates like Steve Hobbs, Darshan Rauniyar, Bobby Virk, Sahar Fathi, and others did not make the mark this time around, but we’d like to commend them for their good efforts. We are lucky to be living in a […]
11th District candidate settles guest-worker visa dispute
Renton dentist Bobby Virk drew some negative attention to his campaign for state representative of the 11th District during his recent troubles with the U.S. Labor Department. Virk, who also goes by Mahadeep Virk, was born in the Punjab region of India to a family of farmers and a military officer. He moved to the […]
Rep. Bob Hasegawa and Bobby Virk endorse each other for office
By Staff Northwest Asian Weekly On March 12, Bobby Virk and Bob Hasegawa announced they are endorsing one another’s run for office. Hasegawa will vie for a state senate seat. Virk will vie for Hasegawa’s vacated seat in the state’s House.
EDITORIAL: Who should run: Hasegawa or Virk?
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 […]