Endorsed Candidates

AAAFund endorses candidates based on elect-ability, honesty, experience, credibility, operational excellence, financial sustainability, and degree of support for the AAPI community. We’ve historically focused on Congressional races.

Election 2018

John Chiang

John Chiang for California Governor – endorsed 6/14/2017

Gina Ortiz Jones

Gina Ortiz Jones for Texas’s 23nd Congressional District (San Antonio) – endorsed 10/4/2017

Gina has had a distinguished career and an inspiration life story. Gina grew up in San Antonio and was raised by a single mother who immigrated from the Philippines. Gina has faced many challenges yet she joined the ROTC, attended Boston University, joined the U.S. Air Force as an intelligence officer where she was deployed to Iraq, and she served as a Director of Investment at the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative. Gina is a veteran, national security expert, woman of color, and LGBTQ. Gina is in a competitive primary and has garnered a number of significant endorsements including:
* EMILY’s List
* Wendy Davis
* Leticia Van de Putte
* Khizr Khan
* Victory Fund
* ASPIRE PAC (formerly the Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus PAC)
* Asian American Action Fund
* Women Under Forty PAC
* Equality PAC
Gina has the background, experience and knowledge to be an excellent member of Congress. For more information about Gina, see https://ginaortizjones.com/about and https://www.rollcall.com/politics/hurd-gets-first-major-democratic-challenger.

David Min

David Min for California’s 45th Congressional District (Irvine, Tustin, Orange) – @DavidMinCA, endorsed 11/28/2017, read more at Ballotpedia

Mai-Kanh Tran

Mai-Kanh Tran for California’s 39th Congressional District (Los Angeles, Orange (Northeast), San Bernardino) – vs pro-Trump Rep. Ed Royce, @DocTran2018, endorsed 11/28/2017, read more at Ballotpedia

Andy Kim

Andy Kim for New Jersey’s 3rd Congressional District (Ocean, Burlington) – vs TrumpCare author MacArthur, @AndyKimNJ, endorsed 11/28/2017, read more at Ballotpedia

Election 2017

Ralph Northam for VA Governor, victory! @RalphNortham, read more at Ballotpedia

Election 2016


Elections prior

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