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 […]
Patu claims victory in Seattle school board race
With 29.28 percent of the votes counted as on press time on Wednesday, Nov. 4, Wilson Chin has fallen far behind Betty Patu in the race for a spot on the Seattle school board.
The election outcomes
Results as of press time on Wednesday night, Nov. 4
Initiative Measure No. 1033
66.72 percent NO to 33.28 percent YES
Referendum Measure No. 71
66.59 percent APPROVED to 33.41 percent REJECTED
Opinion: Northwest Asian Weekly endorses the following candidates:
We are endorsing Dow Constantine because of his proven record of reforming King County. He brings with him experience and education. Constantine has the credentials: a law degree and a degree in urban planning.
Opposites Constantine and Hutchison scheduled to clash in November
Coming off of last year’s exciting presidential elections, many anticipated that this year’s elections would be boring. However, this is not the case.
Editorial: The primary race has the whole town talking, but what about?
Wow! What interesting election results. And it’s only the primaries, too.
Get to know the Asian candidates in your community
In the upcoming primary elections on Aug. 18, there are many Asian candidates who are aiming to represent the different communities in the Greater Seattle area. Listed below are some of the Asian American candidates that you may want to keep an eye on.
Note that this is not a comprehensive list and that Northwest Asian Weekly does not endorse any candidates during the primaries.
A school advisor and a scientist vie for ONE school board position
Boosting diversity in public schools is what Betty Patu and Wilson Chin, candidates for the 7th district director position on the Seattle School Board, are advocating in the King County primary on Aug. 18.