Judge Ketu Shah became Presiding Judge of the King County Superior Court on Jan. 1—he’s the first Presiding Judge of South Asian descent in the state of Washington.
And whether you agree with us or not, you should vote. But just in case you want to know this paper’s opinion when it comes to voting, here are our recommendations and a rundown, based on our ballot: INITIATIVES & ADVISORY Initiative 1351: This would allocate funds to reduce class size and increase staff size […]
By Peggy Chapman Northwest Asian Weekly Ketu Shah never imagined he would be a judge. He visualized himself as an engineer, and took the practical classes in school—physics and <!–more–>calculus—and then, since he didn’t have much interest, he took an interest in philosophy. Shah is the first Indian American judge to serve for the King […]
By Assunta Ng The other day, King County District Court Judge Ketu Shah, an Indian American judge, visited me at the Asian Weekly’s office. First, I assumed he was an immigrant and Iranian. I actually asked him if he was. He was extremely gracious in response. He is originally from Minnesota, and the surname “Shah” […]
The 2010 primary election took place on Aug. 17. The top two candidates who earned the most votes in the primary will move forward to the general election in November.
It’s safe to say that there’s a shortage of Asians in government-related jobs, but here are some candidates who might change that.