By Daria Kroupoderava Northwest Asian Weekly The general election results are in from Election Night Nov. 4, and there were almost an equal percentage of winners and losers in the API community.
EDITORIAL: Yes, we endorse…
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 […]
Time to vote — API candidates that will be on your ballot
By Staff Northwest Asian Weekly Linda Lau, nonpartisan, is running unopposed for Court of Appeals Judge, Division 1, District 1,
Voter tally finalized — General election takes place Nov. 4
By Daria Kroupoderova Northwest Asian Weekly King County voters have decided who will be in the general election. There were ten API candidates in the running.
Ten API candidates to watch during primary elections on Aug. 5
By Daria Kroupoderova Northwest Asian Weekly Sarah Sanoy-Wright, Republican, is running for Representative position no. 2 in Legislative District no. 11. She is running against incumbent Steve Bergquist, who beat her during the last general election in 2012. Sanoy-Wright and Bergquist are unopposed in the primary election.
Marijuana is legal, now what?
By Nina Huang Northwest Asian Weekly You can buy a bottle of vodka in grocery stores in Washington state now. Soon, you’ll be able to buy a small amount of recreational marijuana from a shop, possibly as early as this summer.
Watanabe, Jayapal throw hats into state senate race
By Nina Huang and Sue Misao Northwest Asian Weekly Two Democratic Asian Americans have announced plans
BLOG: Passing the torch
By Assunta Ng In case you don’t know, Congressman Adam Smith of the 9th district is now representing part of the Chinatown/International District, after redistricting. It used to only be Congressman Jim McDermott.
BLOG: The port seat is for ladies only
By Assunta Ng Twenty-nine applicants were interested in the vacant Port of Seattle Commissioner’s seat, vacated by Gael Tarleton, who had left to become a state representative for the 36th District.
LETTER: A letter to the County Council and Executive
In 2012, we honored the groundbreaking contributions of former Seattle Councilmember Cheryl Chow and in 2008 the first and only Asian American King County Councilmember Ruby Chow, who retired 28 years ago. These two trailblazing leaders remind us how much difference one person can make. Asian and Pacific Islanders make up 15.8% of King County […]