• ASIAN AMERICA Asian American political groups announce Democratic presidential candidate forum

    Two groups said they planned to host the event focused on Asian American and Pacific Islander issues Sept. 8. Asian American political groups plan to host a forum in Orange County, California, for Democratic presidential candidates this September, the groups announced Thursday. AAPI Victory Fund, a super PAC, and Asian Americans Rising, a PAC, said […]

    Date: Apr 17, 2019 Posted by: imprentacomm Comments: 0
  • In Midwest states, political parties eye growing Asian-American electorate

    “You’re going to see more voter outreach, more engagement in 2020 than you’ve seen in the past.” A voter fills out a ballot inside the Westminster Presbyterian Church in Minneapolis, Minnesota, on Aug. 14, 2018.Stephen Maturen / Getty Images fileMarch 26, 2019, 10:31 AM PDTBy Chris Fuchs With Milwaukee set to host the 2020 Democratic convention, the […]

    Date: Mar 26, 2019 Posted by: imprentacomm Comments: 0
  • John Chiang, Ex-Calif. treasurer, starts PAC to support Asian-American, Pacific Islander Democrats

    John Chiang is starting ElectAAPI.org to support AAPI candidates. California State Treasurer John Chiang, who is running for governor, speaks at a meet-and-greet in Westwood Park in Los Angeles, California, August 13, 2017.Traci G. Lee / NBC NewsMarch 14, 2019, 10:37 AM PDTBy Charles Lam John Chiang, the former treasurer of California, is starting a political […]

    Date: Mar 21, 2019 Posted by: imprentacomm Comments: 1
  • Who the heck is Andrew Yang? Five things Californians need to know as he runs for president

    Democratic presidential candidate Andrew Yang tells over 1,000 San Francisco supporters at a March 15 rally that he’s the man to defeat President Donald Trump. BRYAN ANDERSON Democratic presidential candidate Andrew Yang, 44, is a venture capitalist who launched his bid for president in November 2017. He began gaining traction when he appeared on the “Joe […]

    Date: Mar 21, 2019 Posted by: imprentacomm Comments: 0
  • California youth, Latino and Asian-American vote jumped in 2018

    Last year, 27.5 percent of young Californians voted, up from about 8 percent in 2014, and 36 percent of eligible Latinos voted, up from 17 percent. A first time voter casts her ballot during the midterm elections in Norwalk, California, on Oct. 24, 2018.Lucy Nicholson / Reuters fileFeb. 12, 2019, 3:02 PM PSTBy Suzanne Gamboa The […]

    Date: Feb 14, 2019 Posted by: imprentacomm Comments: 0
  • Indiana’s Youngest Lawmaker Encourages Other Democrats To Run

    Rep. Chris Chyung, D-Dyer, is just beginning his first term in the Statehouse, and just by his very presence there, he is making history. Rep. Chris Chyung, D-Dyer, is just beginning his first term in the Statehouse, and just by his very presence there, he is making history. Chyung is 25 years old, making him […]

    Date: Jan 24, 2019 Posted by: imprentacomm Comments: 0
  • How this group helps Asian Americans go from city council to Congress

    Back in the late ’90s, Scott Nishimoto was a senior at the University of Hawaii when a flyer on the school bulletin board caught his eye. It was from a recently formed nonprofit called the Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus Institute, which was recruiting students to come to Washington D.C. to gain experience in government. […]

    Date: Jan 08, 2019 Posted by: imprentacomm Comments: 0