Editor’s Note: This post’s views represent my own alone and not those of the AAAF.
AAAF endorsee and VA Delegate Mark Keam is a Korean-American immigrant who ran for re-election to represent VA’s House District 35 (Tysons, Vienna, Oakton). He won a commanding 2-1.
AAAF endorsee Terry McAuliffe is an Irish-American entrepreneur and a former DNC chair who ran for Virginia governor. He won as the 1st Virginia gubernatorial candidate of the same party holding the White House since 1977.
Michelle Wu is a Taiwanese-American attorney and small business owner who ran for Boston City Council At Large. She won 2nd of 4 positions and is the 2nd APA on Boston City Council after former AAAF endorsee .
Suzanne Lee is a Chinese-American educator and activist who ran for Boston City Council District 2 (Beacon Hill, downtown, South End, Bay Village, Chinatown, South Boston). She lost the difficult contest 53-47.
As in elections past, Asians altogether heavily favored Democratic candidates.
Congratulations to all candidates and their campaigns should be commended for their efforts in our ongoing work to better our communities.