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
Views from the Edge
We knew a Filipino American was going to win for the right to represent Virginia’s District 21. The question was, would it be the Democratic Filipino American, or the Republican Filipino American.
Democratic challenger Kelly Fowler upset 4-term Delegate Ron Villanueva, 53% to 46%.
The first-time candidate entered the race … Read more
With the Trump Administration’s official rescinding of DACA Tuesday, DACA recipients are left with limited options. I recently spoke to a DACA recipient and Dreamer whose family had immigrated to the United States from Korea when she was only 5 years old. She currently attends a public … Read more
The president of the San Diego University College Republicans group said he received backlash and at least one physical threat after calling on the school’s Muslim Student Association to condemn the recent terror attack in Barcelona, Spain, according to the San Diego Union-Tribune.
In the letter posted on … Read more
By Louis Chan
AsAmNews National Correspondent
An election day survey of nearly 14,000 Asian American voters from 55 cities and 14 states has found 30 percent of those polled were first-time voters.
By Ed Diokno
It would be easy to describe the year as an awful year with the highlight – or, lowlight, depending on your point of view – being the election of Donald Trump.
But something was happening among Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders that might make 2016 a year to relish. The … Read more
By Ed Diokno
By Ed Diokno
Fresh off her rebuttal to President Obama’s final State of the Union, the Indian American South Carolina governor responded to a reporter asking what prompted her critical statements about some Republican’s positions on immigrants. Haley clarified… Read more
No ethnic group has abandoned the Republican Party faster than Asian Americans, according to The Conversation, yet the Grand Old Party is working hard to turn that around.
Two decades ago 74 percent of the Asian American vote went to the GOP. Since then the Democratic share of the vote has increased from 36 … Read more
Republicans have made a concerted effort to run minority candidates as a sign all our welcomed in the Grand Old Party. Pictures of a sea of white delegates at the … Read more