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Asian Americans

Nov 9, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on Victory by Indian American Gives Democrats Majority in Washington State

Victory by Indian American Gives Democrats Majority in Washington State

posted by Randall
Manka Dhingra

Manka Dhingra

Lost amidst the big Democratic victories in Virginia and New Jersey Tuesday was another significant win.

Manka Dhingra won a special election for the state senate seat in the 45th district, reports the Huff Post.

Dhingra defeated Korean American Jinyoung Lee Englund 55% – 45%. Her victory gives the Democrats full control … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

Racist Flyers Be Damned: A South Asian Landslide in New Jersey Polls

posted by Randall

Ravi Bhalla


Ravi Bhalla thanks his supporters who helped him get elected as Hoboken’s mayor. Photo Via Instagram


 
Views from the Edge
 
Whoever paid for those racist flyers against Asian American candidates in New Jersey wasted their money. The targeted candidates won their elections in a rebuke of the xenophobes.
 
Ravi Bhalla scored another … Read more

Chinese American

Nov 7, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on Asian American Poll Monitors Fan Out Guarding Against Election Fraud

Asian American Poll Monitors Fan Out Guarding Against Election Fraud

posted by Randall

VotePoll monitors in New York, Virginia, Massachusetts and New Jersey will be keeping a watchful eye out for voter fraud against Asian Americans today.
 
The action by the Asian American Legal Defense and Education Fund takes on added significance this year after racist mailers were sent out calling for the deportation of two Asian … Read more

Filipino American

Nov 5, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on Two Asian Americans Go Head to Head in Virginia State Race

Two Asian Americans Go Head to Head in Virginia State Race

posted by Randall

Ron Villanueva is defending his Virginia House Seat against Kelly Convirs-Fowler.

Ron Villanueva is defending his Virginia House Seat against Kelly Convirs-Fowler.


 
As Asian American rise in political prominence, we will see this more and more. Asian Americans will be competing against Asian Americans for political office. Perhaps what’s surprising, it’s happening in a state where Asian Americans make up just 6.6 percent of … Read more

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