Last week, members and guests of the Rotary Club of Seattle #4 gathered in honor of Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage Month to listen to local AAPI leaders discuss growing up and raising families in America, as well as the rise of AAPI voices in politics.
Former newsman, military man, and lawyer vie for #2 job in WA
Brad Owen is stepping down as our state’s lieutenant governor, and six candidates are competing to fill Owen’s seat. Three of the candidates have ties to the Asian Pacific Islander (API) community.
EDITORIAL: API candidates should see victory in defeat
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 […]
Steve Hobbs host fundraising event before primaries
Steve Hobbs and his supporters gathered at the home of Vera and Joey Ing for a last effort to fundraise and garner
BLOG: Sen. Steve Hobbs is moving up
When Sen. Hobbs first announced his candidacy for the Congress, the Asian community gave him a cold shoulder. One reason is that there were as many as seven candidates fighting for the seat initially.
Blog: No need to beg Asians to run anymore
By Assunta Ng Now that Congressman Jay Inslee has announced his run for governor in 2012, two Asian Americans have declared their candidacy for Inslee’s seat. A few years ago, the Asian community had to persuade folks to run for open seats. Now, we are automatically dreaming big and thinking ahead.
Blog: Publisher’s confession: the story behind a gala
Why does the Northwest Asian Weekly Foundation organize the Top Contributors to the Asian Community gala?
With some upsets in politics, how did Asian American candidates fare?
According to a preliminary exit poll released by the Asian American Legal Defense and Education Fund (AALDEF) on Nov. 4
Blog: My thoughts on the elections
The Executive Development Institute (EDI), an agency that trains Asian and Hispanic American professional leaders, held its graduation dinner for 270 guests at the Bellevue Hilton’s
Northwest Asian Weekly’s endorsements
Our endorsements are not a comprehensive depiction of all the candidates in the general election. We endorse only candidates that we know a lot about and feel comfortable backing.