By Washington State Rep. Cindy Ryu In Washington state, the Precinct Committee Officers (PCOs) are the grassroots base of either the Democratic or the Republican Party and are vital to their successes. They serve as the political representative for their respective precincts. They form the basis for communicating the values and principles of either party […]
Nov. 5 is Election Day; we will find out the results of many races. Please vote for your favorite issues or candidates. Feel good about your participation. Don’t grumble if your candidate or issue fails. You win some and lose some. And life goes on. You should move forward too, and work with the best […]
By Charles Lam Northwest Asian Weekly Election night was a good night for Asian and Pacific Americans — not only in Washington State but also nationwide.
Photos by George Liu/NWAW, Charles Lam/NWAW, Rebecca Ip/SCP, and Assunta Ng/NWAW
By Assunta Ng My cousin Teddy, an immigrant from Taiwan, believes so. He visited me from California last week.
By James Tabafunda Northwest Asian Weekly The year of 1957 stands out in the history of Asian Americans. Dalip Singh Saund, an immigrant from India, became the first Asian American to be elected to the U.S. House of Representatives on Jan. 3 of that year. A Democrat, he represented the state of California and served […]
By Hope Yen THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON (AP) — In the run-up to the 2012 elections, the federal government is ordering that 248 counties and other political jurisdictions provide bilingual ballots to Hispanics and other minorities who speak little or no English.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Anh “Joseph” Cao was taken from war-ravaged Vietnam as an 8-year-old boy, leaving his parents for the safety and hope of America. He immigrated to the United States in 1975.
With a month left before Election Day, I am reminded of my first voting booth experience. Still in elementary school, I accompanied my mom to our polling site in Brooklyn, N.Y., as her translator.