APAICS Congratulates AAPI Midterm Election Winners

2018 09 Nov APAICS Congratulates AAPI Midterm Election Winners

APAICS would like to congratulate all the AAPI candidates that won their respective races, as well as those that ran strong campaigns.

Below is a list of Federal, Statewide, and State office winners:

ARIZONA
Kimberly Yee
Amish Shah
CALIFORNIA
Judy Chu
Doris Matsui
Ami Bera
Ro Khanna
*Ted Lieu (APAICS Alumnus)
Mark Takano
Betty Yee
Fiona Ma
David Chiu
Robert Bonta
Phillip Ting
Kansen Chu
Ash Kalra
Evan Low
Vince Fong
Ed Chau
Sydney Kamlager-Dove
Phillip Chen
Al Muratsuchi
Steven S. Choi
Tyler Diep
Richard Pan
Janet Nguyen

CONNECTICUT
William Tong
Tony Hwang

FLORIDA
Stephanie Murphy
Anna Eskamani

GEORGIA
Bee Nguyen
Sam Park
Sheikh Rahman

GUAM
Lou Leon Guerrero
Michael San Nicolas
HAWAII
Mazie Hirono
David Ige
Tulsi Gabbard
Mark M. Nakashima
Richard H.K. Onishi
Joy San Buenaventura
Troy Hashimoto
Kyle T. Yamashita
Lynn DeCoite
Nadine Nakamura
James Kunane Tokioka
Dee Morikawa
Mark J. Hashem
Bertrand Kobayashi
Calvin K.Y. Say
*Scott Y. Nishimoto (APAICS Alumnus)
Tom Brower
Dale Kobayashi
Della Au Belatti
Sylvia Luke
Scott K. Saiki
Takashi Ohno
John M. Mizuno
Daniel Holt
Romy Cachola
Aaron Johanson
Linda Ichiyama
Sam Satoru Kong
Gregg Takayama
Roy M. Takumi
Val Okimoto
Ryan I. Yamane
Henry J.C. Aquino
Ty J.K. Cullen
Rida Cabanilla
Sharon Har
Stacelynn Kehaulani Eli
Cedric Asuega Gates
Lauren Kealohilani Matsumoto
Sean Quinlan
Lisa Kitagawa
Scot Matayoshi
Noe Galea’i
Kaiali’i Kahele
Dru Kanuha
Lorraine R. Inouye
Jamie Kalani English
Sharon Moriwaki
Breene Harimoto
Clarence K. Nishihara
Michelle N. Kidani
Maile S.L. Shimabukuro
Jarrett Keohokalole
IDAHO
Susan “Sue” Chew
ILLINOIS
Raja Krishnamoorthi
Theresa Mah
Jennifer Gong-Gershowitz
*Ram Villivalam (APAICS Alumnus)

KENTUCKY
Nima Kulkarni

MARYLAND
Jay Jalisi
Lily Qi
Kumar Barve
David Moon
Kris Valderrama
Mark Chang
Clarence Lam
Susan Lee

MASSACHUSETTS
Tackey Chan
Donald Wong
Tram Nguyen
Rady Mom
Sonia Chang-Diaz
Dean Tran

MICHIGAN
Padma Kuppa
Stephanie Chang

MINNESOTA
Tou Xiong
Fue Lee
Kaohly Her
Jay Xiong
Samantha Vang

NEW HAMPSHIRE
Latha Mangipudi
Julie Radhakrishnan
Aboul Khan

NEW JERSEY
Andy Kim

NEW YORK
Grace Meng
Yuh-Line Niou
Kevin Thomas
John Liu
Ron Kim

NORTH CAROLINA
Nasif Majeed
Jay Chaudhuri
Mujtaba Mohammed

OHIO
Niraj Antani

OKLAHOMA
Cyndi Munson

PENNSYLVANIA
Patty Kim

TEXAS
Angie Chen Button
Gene Wu
Hubert Vo

UTAH
Karen Kwan
Jani Iwamoto

VIRGINIA
Bobby Scott

WASHINGTON
Pramila Jayapal
Cindy Ryu
Mia Gregerson
Sharon Tomiko Santos
My-Linh Thai
Vandana Slatter
Monica Jurado Stonier
Joe Nguyen
Steve Hobbs
Manka Dhingra

WISCONSIN
Josh Kaul

WYOMING
Mike Yin

More details on these elected officials: http://apaics.org/aapi-candidates-new/

If there is a name you do not see on this table, please make a suggestion with this form and we will be sure to update the table accordingly.


A special congratulations to the Hmong Community for electing 11 candidates to office in Minnesota, California, and across the nation!

Samantha Vang, MN House District 40B

*Jay Xiong, MN House District 67B (APAICS Alumnus)

Kaohly Her, MN House District 64A

Tou Xiong, MN House District 53A

Fue Lee, MN House District 59A

Steve Ly, Elk Grove, CA Mayor

Adam Yang, MN Second Judicial District Court House 11

P. Paul Yang, MN Second Judicial District Court House 20

Thai Vang, NC District Court 20A

Sheng Thao, Oakland, CA City Council

Kou Thao, Tracy, MN City Council


Congrats to the Vietnamese community who has built strong representation in Southern California, Washington, and across the nation:

CALIFORNIA:

Xavier Nguyen, Westminster School District board

Khanh Nguyen, incumbent re-elected to Westminster School District board

Janet Nguyen, a California state senator 34th District was re-elected

Tyler Diep, vice mayor of Westminster elected to the 72nd Assembly district

Michael Vo, Fountain Valley mayor who was re-elected to the City Council

Phat Bui, an incumbent re-elected to the Garden Grove City Council

Thu-Ha Nguyen, incumbent re-elected to the Garden Grove City Council

Lan Quoc Nguyen, Garden Grove school board member

Dina Nguyen, a former Garden Grove council member re-elected to the Orange County Water District

Andrew Nguyen, a former Westminster School District board member elected to the Midway City Sanitary District board

WASHINGTON:

Joe Nguyen, elected to State Senate, WA34

My-Linh Thai, elected as state representative in the 41st legislative district


“On behalf of the Asian Pacific American Institute for Congressional Studies (APAICS), I’d like to congratulate the extremely diverse spectrum of candidates from the Asian American Pacific Islander community that ran and won in this past Midterm Election. We’re proud of the candidates that ran on local, state, and federal levels–whether they were elected or not. At APAICS, we are working to build a government that represents the diversity in our country, and we’re getting closer each day.”

-Madalene Mielke, President & CEO, APAICS