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Asian American Candidates

Election Results 2015


2016 Election

Federal Contests

Won!
Open seat
Kamala Harris (D)
Candidate for U.S. Senate – California
Attorney General of California
kamalaharris.org
2016 primary results (top 2 advance to general election):
Kamala D. Harris (D)  40.0%
Loretta L. Sanchez (D)  18.9%
2016 election results
Kamala Harris (D)  62.1%
Loretta Sanchez (D)  37.9%

Won!
Rep. Tammy Duckworth (D)

Candidate for U.S. Senate – Illinois
U. S. House – Illinois District 8 (Chicago suburbs)
tammyduckworth.com
Primary results:
Duckworth  64.4%
Zopp  24%
Harris  11.6%
2016 election results:
Tammy Duckworth (D)  54.4%
Mark Kirk (R)  40.2%

Open seat
Joseph Cao (R)
Candidate for U.S. Senate – Louisiana
former U.S. Representative
josephcaoforsenate.com
2016 election results
John Kennedy (R)  25%
Foster Campbell (D)  17.5%
Joseph Cao (R)  1.1%

Won!
Doris Matsui (D) – incumbent

U.S. House – California District 6 (Sacramento)
2005 election results: 69%
2006 Primary results: unopposed
2006 election results:
Matsui: 71%
Yan: 23%
2008 primary: unopposed
2008 election results:
Matsui: 75%
Smith: 21%
2010 election results:
Matsui: 72%
Smith: 26%
2012 election results:
Matsui 74.5%
McCray 25.5%
2014 election results:
Doris Matsui (D) 71.9%
Joseph McCray, Sr. (R) 28.1%
2016 primary results (top 2 advance to general election):
Doris Matsui (D)  70.4%
Robert (Bob) Evans (R)  18.4%
2016 election results:
Doris Matsui (D)  75.3%
Robert (Bob) Evans (R)  24.7%

Won!
Ami Bera, MD (D)- incumbent
U.S. House – California District 7 (Elk Grove)
beraforcongress.com
2010 election results: (old District 3 (Sacramento, Folsom))
Lungren (R) 51%
Bera (D) 43%
2012 election results:
Bera 50.4%
Lungren 49.6%
2014 election results:
Ami Bera (D) 50.4%
Doug Ose (R) 49.6%
2016 primary results (top 2 advance to general election):
Ami Bera (D) 53.6%
Scott Jones (R) 46.3%
2016 election results:
Ami Bera (D)  51%
Scott Jones (R)  49%

Michael Honda (D) – incumbent
U.S. House – California District 17 (Sunnyvale)
mikehonda.org
2004 election results:
Michael Honda (D)  72%
Raymond Chukwu (R)  28%
2006 Primary results: unopposed
2006 election results:
Honda: 72%
Chukwu: 28%
2008 primary: unopposed
2008 election results:
Honda: 72%
Cordi: 24%
2010 election results:
Honda (D) 67%
Kirkland (R) 33%
2012 election results:
Honda 73.1%
Li 26.9%
2014 election results:
Mike Honda (D) 52.2%
Ro Khanna (D) 47.8%
2016 primary results (top 2 advance to general election):
Ro Khanna (D)  39.1%
Mike Honda (D)  37.4%
Peter Kuo (R)  9.2%
2016 election results:
Ro Khanna (D)  61%
Mike Honda (D)  39%

Won!
Ro Khanna (D)
Candidate for U.S. House – California District 17 (Sunnyvale)
Attorney
rokhanna.com
2014 primary results:
(top 2 advance to general election)
Mike Honda (D)  48.9%
Ro Khanna (D)  27.0%
2014 election results:
Mike Honda (D) 52.2%
Ro Khanna (D) 47.8%
2016 primary results (top 2 advance to general election):
Ro Khanna (D)  39.1%
Mike Honda (D)  37.4%
Peter Kuo (R)  9.2%
2016 election results:
Ro Khanna (D)  61%
Mike Honda (D)  39%

Peter Kuo (R)
Candidate for U.S. House – California District 17
(Cupertino, Fremont, Milpitas, Santa Clara)
entrepreneur
peterkuo.org
2016 primary results (top 2 advance to general election):
Ro Khanna (D)  39.1%
Mike Honda (D)  37.4%
Peter Kuo (R)  9.2%

Won!
Judy Chu (D) – incumbent
U.S. House  –  District 27 (Pasadena)
former Chair of California Board of Equalization
judychu.net
2009 election results:
Judy Chu (D): 62%
Betty Chu (R) 33%
Christopher Agrella (L) 5%
2010 election results:
Chu (D) 71%
Schmerling (R) 29%
2012 election results:
Chu 63.1%
Orswell 36.9%
2014 election results:
Judy Chu (D) 58.6%
Jack Orswell (R) 41.4%
2016 primary results (top 2 advance to general election):
Judy Chu (D)  66.2%
Jack Orswell (R)  28.1%
2016 election results:
Judy Chu (D)  67.1%
Jack Orswell (R)  32.9%

Won!
Ted Lieu (D)
– incumbent
U.S. House – California District 33 (Malibu, Beverly Hills)
former California State Senator (Torrance)
tedlieu.com
2014 primary results:
(top 2 advance to general election)
Elan Carr (R) 21.5%
Ted Lieu (D) 19.0%
2014 election results:
Ted Lieu (D) 58.4%
Elan Carr (R) 41.6%
2016 primary results (top 2 advance to general election):
Ted W. Lieu (D)  69.2%
Kenneth W. Wright (R)  30.8%
2016 election results:
Ted W. Lieu (D)  66.3%
Kenneth W. Wright (R)  33.7%

Won!
Mark Takano (D) – incumbent

U.S. House – California District 41
(new district: Riverside, Jurupa Valley, Moreno Valley, and Perris)
President of the Riverside Community College District’s Board of Trustees
marktakano.com
2012 election results:
Takano 56.8%
Tavaglione 43.2%
2014 election results:
Mark Takano (D) 55.1%
Steve Adams (R) 44.9%
2016 primary results (top 2 advance to general election):
Mark Takano (D)  64.5%
Randy Fox (R)  15.0%
2016 election results:
Mark Takano (D)  64.4%
Doug Shepherd (R)  35.6%

Open seat
Bao Nguyen (D)
Candidate for U.S. House – California District 46 (Anaheim and Santa Ana)
Mayor of Garden Grove
bao2016.com
2016 primary results (top 2 advance to general election):
Lou Correa (D)  43.7%
Bao Nguyen (D)  14.6%
2016 election results
Lou Correa (D)  70.0%
Bao Nguyen (D)  30.0%

Won!
Stephanie Murphy (D)

Candidate for U.S. House – Florida District 7 (Seminole, Orange and Volusia counties)
businesswoman and defense expert
stephaniemurphyforcongress.com
Vietnamese-American
2016 election results:
Stephanie Murphy (D)  51.5%
John Mica (R)  48.5%

Won!
Open seat
Colleen Hanabusa (D)

Candidate for U. S. House – Hawaii District 1 (Honolulu, southern Oahu)
former Congresswoman, U.S. House – Hawaii District 1 (Honolulu, southern Oahu)
Hawaii Senate President
hanabusaforhawaii.com
2016 election results:
Colleen Hanabusa (D)  71.9%
Shirlene Ostrov (R)  22.7%

Won!
Ms. Tulsi Gabbard (D) – incumbent
U. S. House – Hawaii District 2
(rural and most suburban areas of Honolulu, rest of Hawaii)
member – Honolulu City Council
former Hawai`i State Legislator (District 42 in West Oahu)
votetulsi.com
Primary results:
Gabbard 50.2%
Hannemann 35.8%
Kia’aina 5.96%
2012 election results:
Gabbard 80.6%
Crowley 19.4%
2014 election results:
Tulsi Gabbard (D) 75.8%
Kawika Crowley (R) 17.9%
2016 election results:
Tulsi Gabbard (D)  76.2%
Angela Kaaihue (R)  17.7%

Won!
Open seat
Raja Krishnamoorthi (D)
Candidate for U.S. House – Illinois District 8 (Chicago suburbs)
businessman, attorney
rajaforcongress.com
Primary results:
Krishnamoorthi 57%
Noland 29%
Bullwinkel 13%
2016 election results
Raja Krishnamoorthi (D)  58.1%
Pete DiCianni (R)  41.9%

(open seat)
Kumar Barve (D)

Candidate for U.S. House – Maryland District 8 (Carroll, Frederick, and parts of Montgomery County)
Maryland House of Delegates – District 17 (Montgomery County)
House majority leader
kumarbarve.com
Primary results:
Raskin 33%
Barve 2%
seven other candidates

Grace Meng (D) – incumbent

U.S. House – New York District 6 (Queens)
former NY state representative
GraceforNewYork.com
Primary results:
Meng  50.7%
Lancman  28.1%
Crowley  16.1%
Mitmman  5.1%
2012 election results:
Meng 67.7%
Halloran 31.2%
2014: unopposed
2016 election results:
Grace Meng (D)  64.9%
Danniel Maio (R)  24.4%

Sue Googe (R)
Candidate for U.S.  House – North Carolina 4th District (Raleigh, Chapel Hill)
suegooge.com
2016 election results:
David E. Price (D)  68.2%
Sue Googe (R)  31.8%

Won!
Open seat
Ms. Pramila Jayapal (D)
Candidate for U.S. House – District 7 (Seattle, Vashon Island, Edmonds, Shoreline, Kenmore)
Washington State Senate – District 37 (Seattle)
Immigrant advocate
electpramila.com
(top 2 advance to general election)
2014 primary results
Pramila Jayapal (D) 54.2%
Louis Watanabe (D) 16.1%
2014 election results:
Pramila Jayapal (D) 70.54%
Louis Watanabe (D) 29.46%
2016 election results
Pramila Jayapal (D)  56.1%
Brady Walkinshaw (D)  43.9%


State Contests

(California candidates listed by district)

Scott Kawasaki (D)
Alaska House of Representatives – District 4 (West Fairbanks)
scottforalaska.com
elected 2006
2008 election results:
Kawasaki: 51%
Hull: 49%
2010 election results:
Kawasaki (D) 54%
Michel (R) 46%
2012 election results:
Kawasaki 52%
Pruhs 47.8%
2014 election results:
Kawasaki 54.1%
Bringhurst 45.6%

Kimberly Yee (R)
Arizona Senate – District 10 (Phoenix)
member – Arizona House of Representatives – District 10 (Phoenix)
kimberlyyee.com
2012 election results:
Yee 51.9%
Powell 36.4%
Quelland 11.6%
2014 election results:
Kimberly Yee (R) 53%
Patty Kennedy (D) 35%
Doug Quelland (I) 12%

(open seat)

Ms. Mariko Yamada (D)
Candidate for California State Senate – District 3 (Napa, Solano and Yolo counties)
California Assembly – former District 8 (Yolo and Solano counties)
yamadaforsenate.com
2008 election results:
Yamada: 66%
Cosme: 34%
2010 election results:
Yamada (D) 61.5%
Connor (R) 38.5%
California Assembly – new District 4 (Napa, Yolo, Dixon)
2012 primary results:
Yamada (D) 59.7%
Munn (R) 40.3%
(top 2 advance to general election)
2012 election results:
Yamada 62.1%
Munn 37.9%
2016 primary results (top 2 advance to general election):
Bill Dodd (D)  37.4%
Mariko Yamada (D)  29.6%

Alan Nakanishi (R)
Candidate for California State Senate – District 5 (San Joaquin County, Modesto)
Mayor of Lodi
facebook.com/Nakanishi.Alan
2016 primary results (top 2 advance to general election):
Cathleen Galgiani (D)  56.5%
Alan Nakanishi (R)  28.3%

Open seat
Jane Kim (D)
Candidate for California State Senate – District 11 (San Francisco County, part of San Mateo County)
San Francisco Supervisor
janekim.org
2016 primary results (top 2 advance to general election):
Jane Kim (D)  45.3%
Scott Wiener (D)  45.1%
Ken Loo (R)  9.6%

Open seat
Teddy Choi (D)
Candidate for California State Senate – District 25 (Burbank, parts of Los Angeles, Upland)
Real estate agent
teddychoi2016.com
2016 primary results (top 2 advance to general election):
Michael D. Antonovich (R)  40.0%
Anthony J. Portantino (D)  27.0%
Teddy Choi (D)  5.6%

Open seat
Ms. Ling-Ling Chang (R)
Candidate for California Senate – District 29 (Orange County)
Member, California Assembly – District 55 (Yorba Linda)
City Council member
lingforsenate.com
(top 2 advance to general election)
2014 primary results:
Ling-Ling Chang (R) 28.0%
Gregg Fritchle (D) 27.5%
Phillip Chen (R)  23.1%
2014 election results for Assembly:
Ling-Ling Chang (R) 64.2%
Gregg D. Fritchle (D) 35.8%
2016 primary results (top 2 advance to general election):
Ling Ling Chang (R)  44.1%
Josh Newman (D)  29.2%
Sukhee Kang (D)  26.7%

Mr. Sukhee Kang (D)
Candidate for California Senate – District 29 (Orange County)
former mayor of Irvine
kangforsenate.com
2016 primary results (top 2 advance to general election):
Ling Ling Chang (R)  44.1%
Josh Newman (D)  29.2%
Sukhee Kang (D)  26.7%

Open seat
Warren Furutani (D)
Candidate for California Senate – District 35 (San Pedro)
Member, California Assembly – District 55 (Gardena)
forrmer Los Angeles School Board President
warrenfurutani.com
2016 primary results (top 2 advance to general election):
Steven Bradford (D)  35.7%
Warren T. Furutani (D)  24.5%

Harmesh Kumar (D) 
Candidate for California Assembly – District 14  (Contra Costa, Solano)
drkumar4assembly.com
2016 primary results (top 2 advance to general election):
Mae Torlakson (D)  32.3%
Tim Grayson (D)  31.6%
Debora Allen (R)  26.1%
Harmesh Kumar (D)  10.0%

David Chiu (D)
California Assembly – District 17 (San Francisco)
former Board of Supervisor member
votedavidchiu.com
2014 primary results:
(top 2 advance to general election)
David Chiu (D) 48.4%
David Campos (D) 43.1%
2014 election results:
David Chiu (D) 51.5%
David Campos (D) 48.5%
2016 primary results (top 2 advance to general election):
David Chiu (D)  88.5%
Matthew Del Carlo (R)  11.5%

Rob Bonta (D) (Filipino)
California Assembly – District 18 (Oakland , Alameda and San Leandro)
Vice mayor of Alameda
robbonta.com
2012 primary results (top 2 advance to general election)
Bonta (D) 36.8%
Guillen (D)27.9%
2012 election results:
Bonta 51.2%
Guillen 48.8%
2014 primary results (top 2 advance to general election)
(only 2 candidates)
2014 election results:
Rob Bonta (D) 86.5%
David Erlich (R) 13.5%
2016 primary results (top 2 advance to general election)
Rob Bonta (D)  89.1%
Roseann Slonsky-Breault (R)  10.9%

Phil Ting (D)
California Assembly – District 19
(Marina, Richmond, Sunset, West Portal, Ingleside, Daly City, Broadmoor and Colma)
Assessor-Recorder of the city and county of San Francisco
philting.com
2012 primary results:
Ting (D) 56%
Breyer (D) 22%
(top 2 advance to general election)
2012 election results:
Ting 58.2%
Breyer 41.8%
2014 primary results:
(top 2 advance to general election)
(only 2 candidates)
2014 election results:
Phil Ting (D) 77.1%
Rene Pineda (R) 22.9%
2016 primary results (top 2 advance to general election)
Phil Ting (D)  83.6%
Carlos “Chuck” Taylor (R)  16.4%

Luis A. Wong (R) 
Candidate for California Assembly – District 20 (Alameda County)
luiswongforassembly.org
2016 primary results (top 2 advance to general election)
Bill Quirk (D)  77.7%
Luis A. Wong (R)  22.3%

Peter Ohtaki (R)
Candidate for California Assembly – District 24 (San Mateo, Santa Clara Counties)
peterohtaki.com
2016 primary results (top 2 advance to general election)
Marc Berman (D)  28.2%
Vicki Veenker (D)  22.2%
Peter Ohtaki (R) 19.8%
Barry Chang (D)  10.9%

Barry Chang (D)
Candidate for California Assembly – District 24 (Palo Alto, Menlo Park, Mountain View, Sunnyvale)
Mayor, City of Cupertino
barrychang.com
2014 primary results – District 28: (top 2 advance to general election)
Evan Low (D)  40.0%
Chuck Page (R)  26.8%
Barry Chang (D)  24.1%
2016 primary results – District 24: (top 2 advance to general election)
Marc Berman (D)  28.2%
Vicki Veenker (D)  22.2%
Peter Ohtaki (R) 19.8%
Barry Chang (D)  10.9%

Kansen Chu (D)
California Assembly – District 25 (Fremont, San Jose)
former San Jose City Council member
kansenchu.com
(top 2 advance to general election)
2014 primary results:
Kansen Chu (D) 30.4%
Bob Brunton (R) 23.7%
2014 election results:
Kansen Chu (D) 69.4%
Bob Brunton (R) 30.6%
2016 primary results (top 2 advance to general election)
Kansen Chu (D)  75.5%
Bob Brunton (R)  24.5%

Madison Nguyen (D)
Candidate for California Assembly – District 27 (Santa Clara county)
Vice-mayor, San Jose City Council
madisonnguyen.com
2016 primary results (top 2 advance to general election)
Madison Nguyen (D) 34.3%
Ash Kalra (D)  19.8%
Van Le (R)  14.7%
Cong Thanh Do (D)  6.1%

Ash Kalra (D)
Candidate for California Assembly – District 27 (Santa Clara county)
ashkalra.com
2016 primary results (top 2 advance to general election)
Madison Nguyen (D) 34.3%
Ash Kalra (D)  19.8%
Van Le (R)  14.7%
Cong Thanh Do (D)  6.1%

Van Le (R)
Candidate for California Assembly – District 27 (Santa Clara county)
vanle2016.com
2016 primary results (top 2 advance to general election)
Madison Nguyen (D) 34.3%
Ash Kalra (D)  19.8%
Van Le (R)  14.7%
Cong Thanh Do (D)  6.1%

Cong Thanh Do (D)
Candidate for California Assembly – District 27 (Santa Clara county)
doforstateassembly.com
2016 primary results (top 2 advance to general election)
Madison Nguyen (D) 34.3%
Ash Kalra (D)  19.8%
Van Le (R)  14.7%
Cong Thanh Do (D)  6.1%

Evan Low (D)
California Assembly – District 28 (San Jose)
former Mayor of Campbell
evanlow.com
2014 election results:
Evan Low (D) 59.3%
Chuck Page (R) 40.7%
2016 primary results (top 2 advance to general election)
Evan Low (D)  71.5%
Nicholas Sclavos (R)  28.5%

Vince Fong (R)
Candidate for California Assembly – District 34 (Kern county)
District director to House Majority Leader and Congressman Kevin McCarthy
vincefong.com
2016 primary results (top 2 advance to general election)
Vince Fong (R)  60.3%
Perrin Swanlund (D)  24.4%

Ed Chau (D)
California Assembly – District 49
(Alhambra, Monterey Park, Rosemead, San Gabriel in Los Angeles County)
former Montebello School Board member and lawyer
edchau.com
2012 primary results:
Lin      51.3%
Chau35.6%
Ing13.2%
(top 2 advance to general election)
2012 election results:
Chau 56.6%
Lin 43.4%
2014 primary results:
(top 2 advance to general election)
(only 2 candidates)
2014 election results:
Ed Chau (D) 61.0% (incumbent)
Esthela Torres Siegrist (R) 39.0%
2016 primary results (top 2 advance to general election)
unopposed

Open seat
Phillip Chen (R)
California Assembly – District 55 (Los Angeles, Orange, San Bernardino)
owner, property management company
phillipchen.org
2016 primary results (top 2 advance to general election)
Gregg D. Fritchle (D) 35.9%
Phillip Chen (R) 21.8%

Ms. Young Kim (R)
California Assembly – District 65 (Orange County)
Congressional aide
youngkim2014.com
2014 primary results:
(top 2 advance to general election)
(only 2 candidates)
2014 election results:
Young Kim (R) 55.7%
Sharon Quirk-Silva (D) 44.3%
2016 primary results (top 2 advance to general election):
Young Kim (R)
Sharon Quirk-Silva (D)

Al Muratsuchi (D)
Candidate for California Assembly – District 66
(Manhattan Beach, Redondo Beach, Hermosa Beach, Gardena, Torrance)
alforassembly.com
former member, California Assembly – District 66
former member of Torrance Board of Education and
a prosecutor with the California Department of Justice
2012 primary results:
Muratsuchi    (D) 40.9        %
Huey (R) 38.5%
(top 2 advance to general election)
2012 election results:
Muratsuchi 53.8%
Huey 46.2%
2014 election results:
David Hadley (R) 51.4%
Al Muratsuchi (D) 48.6% (incumbent)
2016 primary results (top 2 advance to general election):
Al Muratsuchi (D) 48.73%
David Hadley (R) (incumbent) 44.58%
Mike Madrigal (D)  6.68%

Steven S. Choi (R)
Candidate for California Assembly – District 68 (Orange County)
stevenchoi.org
Mayor of Irvine
2016 primary results (top 2 advance to general election):
Sean Jay Panahi (D)  33.03%
Steven S. Choi (R)  19.81%

Dr. Janak Joshi (R)
Colorado House of Representatives – District 16 (northern Colorado Springs)
electjanakjoshi.com
2010 election results: unopposed
2012 election results: no Democratic opponent
2014 election results:
Janak Joshi (R) 66.62%
Ryan Macoubrie (D) 33.38%
June 28, 2016 primary results:
Larry Liston  60.87%
Janak Joshi (Incumbent)  39.13%

Tony Hwang (R)
Connecticut State Senate – District 28 (Weston)
Former member, Connecticut General Assembly – 134th District (Fairfield, Trumbull)
Realtor
first elected 2008
tonyhwang.org
2014 election results:
Tony Hwang (R) 56%
Kim Fawcett (D) 44%

Dr. Prasad Srinivasan (R)
Connecticut Assembly – District 31 (Glastonbury)
prasadsrinivasan.com
2010 election results:
Prasad Srinivasan (R) 56%
Thomas Kehoe (D) 44%
2012 election results:
Srinivasan 60%
Flanagan 40%
2014: unopposed

Beth Fukumoto Chang (R)
Hawaii House of Representatives – District 36
(Mililani and Mililani Mauka)
bethfukumoto.com
2012 election results:
Fukumoto  52%
Lee  48%
2014 election results:
Beth Fukumoto (R) 64.5%
Marilyn B. Lee (D) 33.3%

Sue Chew (D)
Idaho State Legislature, District 17-B (Boise)
suechew.com
2006: won with 58.4%
2008: 65%
2012 election results:
Chew 62.7%
Inman 31.3%
Hautzinger 6%
2014: unopposed

Won primary, will be first Asian American in Illinois legislature
Theresa Mah (D)
Candidate for Illinois House – District 2 (southwest Chicago)
former policy advisor to governor, college professor
theresamah.com
Primary results:
Mah  51.2%
Acevedo  48.8%

Harish Patel (D)
Candidate for Illinois House – District 40 (Irving Park, Avondale)
businessman, activist
harishipatel.com
Primary results:
Patel  40.7%
Andrade  59.3%

Sonia Chang-Diaz (D)
Massachusetts Senate – District 2 (Suffolk, South End,
Jamaica Plain, Fenway, Roxbury, Dorchester and Chinatown)
soniachangdiaz.com
first elected in 2006
2012 primary results:
Chang-Diaz  76%
Williams  24%
2012 election results: no Republican opponent
2014 election results:
Sonia Chang-Diaz (D) 90%
David Wyatt (R) 10%

Tackey Chan (D)
Massachusetts House of Representatives (Second Norfolk District) Quincy, MA
tackeychan.com
2010 election results:
Chan (D) 52%
Iredale (R) 32%
Roos (I) 16%
2012 election results: unopposed
2014: unopposed

Rady Mom (D) (incumbent)
Massachusetts House of Representatives – 18th Middlesex District (Lowell, MA)
radymom.com
(Cambodian-American)
2014 election results:
Rady Mom (D) 61%
Fred Bahou (I) 39%

Kamara Kay (R)
Candidate for Massachusetts House of Representatives – 18th Middlesex District (Lowell, MA)
kamarakay.com
(Cambodian-American)

Keiko Orrall (R)
Massachusetts House of Representatives (12th Bristol District: Berkley, Lakeville)
voteorrall.com
2011 special election results:
Orrall (R)  54%
Brunelle (D) 46%
2012 election results:
Orrall 58%
Brunelle 42%
2014: unopposed

Paul Schmid III (D)
Massachusetts House of Representatives (8th Bristol District) Fall River, MA
reppaulschmid.com

Donald Wong (R)
Massachusetts House of Representatives (Ninth Essex District)
Saugus, MA
donaldhwong.com
2010 election results:
Wong (R) 51%
Falzone (D) 49%
2012 election results: unopposed
2014 election results:
Donald Wong (R) 61%
Christopher Finn (D) 39%

Stephanie Chang (D)
Michigan House of Representatives – District 6
(Detroit, River Rouge, Ecorse)
Community organizer
stephaniechang.com
2014 election results:
Stephanie Chang (D) 93.55%
Tairia Bridges (R) 5.99%
(the first Asian-American woman to serve in the Michigan Legislature)

S.J. Jung (D)
Candidate for New York State Senate – 16th District (Queens)
sj4senate.com
Sept 2016 primary results:
Toby Ann Stavisky (incumbent)  57.5%
S.J. Jung  42.3%

Ron Kim (D)
Member, New York State Assembly – District 40 (Flushing, Murray Hill)
ronkim.com
2012 election results:
Kim 68%
Gim 32%
2014 election results:
Ronald T. Kim (D) 59.74%
Philip N. Gim (R) 30.80%

(open seat)
Lester Chang (R)
Candidate for New York State Assembly – District 65 (lower Manhattan, Chinatown)
international shipping and logistics consultant and member of the U.S. Navy Reserves
lesterchangforny.com
Special Election results:
Alice Cancel (D)  39.21%
Yuh-Line Niou (Working Families)  33.64%
Lester Chang (R)  18.95%
Dennis Levy (Green)  3.56%

(open seat)
Ms. Yuh-Line Niou (D)
Candidate for New York State Assembly – District 65 (lower Manhattan, Chinatown)
Chief of Staff, Ron Kim (D), New York State Assembly – District 40 (Queens)
nioufornewyork.com
Special Election results:
Alice Cancel (D)  39.21%
Yuh-Line Niou (Working Families)  33.64%
Lester Chang (R)  18.95%
Dennis Levy (Green)  3.56%
Sept 2016 primary results:
Yuh-Line Niou  31.8%
Jenifer Rajkumar  18.7%
Paul Newell  16.0%
Alice Cancel*  12.4%
Don Lee  11.4%
Gigi Li  9.6%

Cyndi Munson (D)
Oklahoma House of Representatives – District 85
(Nichols Hills, Oklahoma City, The Village, Warr Acres)
cyndimunson.com
2015 election results
Munson 54%
Dank 46%

Niraj Antani (R)
Ohio House of Representatives – District 42 (Miamisburg)
nirajantani.com
2014 election results:
Antani 65%
Merris 35%

Angie Chen Button (R)
Texas House of Representatives – District 112
(Garland and Richardson, Dallas suburbs)
angiebutton.com
2008 election results:
Angie Chen Button (R)  56%
Sandra Phuong Vule (D)  40%
Philip M. White (Lib) 4%
2010 election results:
Angie Chen Button (R) 83%
Troy Camplin (Lib) 17%
2012 election results: unopposed
2014 election results:
Angie Chen Button (R) 81.62%
Michael Binkley       (Lib) 18.37%
2016 primary results:
Angie Chen Button  77.42%
Chris DeHart  22.58%

Gene Wu (D)
Texas House of Representatives – District 137 (Houston)
Former prosecutor
genefortexas.com
2012 election results:
Wu 65.72%
Khan 34.27%
2014 election results:
Gene Wu (D) 57.87%
Morad H. Fiki (R) 42.12%

Hubert Vo (D)
Texas House of Representatives – District 149 (Houston)
hubertvo.com
2004: won with 50.06%
2006: 54.3%
2008: 56%
2010 election results:
Vo (D) 52%
O’Connor (R) 48%
2012 election results:
Vo 61.12%
Williams 38.87%
2014 election results:
Hubert Vo (D) 54.88%
Al Hoang (R) 45.11%

Bryan Chu (R)
Candidate for Texas House of Representatives – District 149 (Houston)
Dentist
bryanchufortexas.com

Sean Reyes (R)
Utah Attorney General
seanreyes.com
(Filipino)
2014 election results
Reyes 63.1%
Stormont (D)  27%
McCullough (Libertarian)  4%

(open seat)
Kesha Ram (D)
Candidate for Vermont Lieutenant Governor
Member, Vermont House of Representatives.
District Chittenden 3-4 (Burlington’s Hill Section, University, and Old North End)
kesharam.org
(Indian-American, first elected in 2008, youngest legislator in the nation at age 23)
2010 election results:
Kam: 41%
Pearson: 31%
2012 election results:
Kam: 60.27%
Pearson: 39.73%
2014: unopposed
Aug 2016 primary results:
David Zuckerman  42.7%
Shap Smith  36.6%
Kesha Ram  16.7%
Write-in  4.0%

Bob Hasegawa (D)
Washington State Senate, District 11 (Seattle)
bobhasegawa.com
Former Washington House of Representatives
2004: won with 66.3%
2008: won with 74%
Primary results: unopposed
2010 election results:
Hasegawa (D)  70%
Potter (R) 30%
2012 election results (State Senate):
Hasegawa 69.19%
Thompson 30.81%
2016: no Republican opponent, Libertarian opponent

Cindy Ryu (D)
Washington House of Representatives, District 32, position 1 (Seattle area)
cindyryu.org
Primary results:
Ryu 68%
McConnell 32%
2010 election results:
Ryu (D) 61%
Coday (R) 39%
2012 election results:
Ryu 71.98%
Hayden 28.02%
2014: unopposed

Mia Su-Ling Gregerson (D)
Washington House of Representatives – District 33b (Seattle)
(appointed to the chamber on December 16, 2013)
miagregerson.com
2014 election results:
Mia Su-Ling Gregerson (D)  55.58%
Jeanette Burrage (R)  44.42%

Sharon Tomiko Santos (D)
Washington House of Representatives, District 37,
position 1 (Rainier Valley, Madrona, North Beacon Hill)
2004: won with 87.9%
2006: unopposed
2008: unopposed
2010: unopposed
2012: unopposed
2014 election results:
Sharon Tomiko Santos (D) 86.85%
Daniel Bretzke (R) 13.15%


2017 Election

Michelle Wu (D)
Boston City Council – at large
michelleforboston.com
2015 election results:
won 1 of 4 at large seats with 22.0% of the vote, 2nd most of the 4 winners

Mark Keam (D)
Delegate, Virginia House  –  District 35 (Vienna)
MarkKeam.com
2015: Unopposed

2018 Election

Mazie Hirono (D)
U.S. Senate – Hawaii
member U.S. House – Hawaii District 2
(rural and most suburban areas of Honolulu, rest of Hawaii)
mazieforhawaii.com
Primary results:
Hirono  58%
Case  41%
Election results:
Hirono 62.6%
Lingle 37.4%

John Chiang (D)

Candidate for governor
California Treasurer
former California Controller
johnchiang.com
2002 Election results:
John Chiang (D)    63.5%
2006 election results
Chiang: 50.4%
Strickland: 40.1%
2010 election results
Chiang (D) 55%
Strickland (R) 37%
2014 primary results:
(top 2 advance to general election)
John Chiang (D) 55.0%
Greg Conlon (R) 38.5%
2014 election results:
John Chiang (D) 58.2%
Greg Conlon (R) 41.8%

Betty Yee (D)
California State Controller
former member, Board of Equalization
BettyYee.com
2014 primary results:
(top 2 advance to general election)
Ashley Swearengin (R) 24.4%
John Perez (D) 21.7%
David Evans (R) 21.6%
Betty Yee (D) 21.5%
2014 election results:
Betty T. Yee (D) 53.3%
Ashley Swearengin (R) 46.7%

Fiona Ma (D)
California State Board of Equalization – District 2
former California Assembly member – District 12 (San Francisco)
fionama.com
2014 election results:
Fiona Ma (D) 68.5%
James E. Theis (R) 31.5%

Richard Pan, MD (D)

California Senate – District 6 (Sacramento)
former Assembly member – District 9 (Lodi, South Sacramento)
Pediatrician
drrichardpan.com
2014 primary results:
(top 2 advance to general election)
Roger Dickinson (D) 40.2%
Richard Pan (D) 31.2%
2014 election results:
Richard Pan (D) 53.2%
Roger Dickinson (D) 46.8%

Janet Nguyen (R)
California Senate – District 34 (Orange County, Long Beach)
former Orange County Supervisor
janet2014.com
(top 2 advance to general election)
2014 primary results:
Janet Nguyen (R) 51.6%
Jose Solorio (D) 34.0%
2014 election results:
Janet Nguyen (R) 59.2%
Jose Solorio (D) 40.8%

David Ige (D)
Governor of Hawaii
former State Senator
davidige.org
2014 election results:
David Ige (D) 49.0%
Duke Aiona (R) 36.7%
Hannemann (I) 11.6%

Susan Lee (D)

Maryland State Senate – District 16 (Bethesda, Montgomery County)
Former House Deputy Whip, Maryland House of Delegates – District 16
(Bethesda, Montgomery County)
susanleeforsenate.com
2014 election results:
Susan C. Lee (D) 69.95%
Meyer Marks (R) 29.93%

Norma Secoura (R)

Maryland House of Delegates – District 8 (northeast Baltimore)
Realtor
votenormasecoura.com
2014 election results: (top 3 elected)
Christian Miele (R) 19.46%
John Cluster (R) 19.25%
Eric Bromwell (D) 16.69%
Bill Paulshock (D) 15.29%
Norma Secoura (R) 15.12%
Renee Smith (D) 14.11%

Aruna Miller (D)
Maryland House of Delegates – District 15 (Montgomery County)
arunamiller.com
District 15 is a multi-representative district and is
represented by  three officials in the General Assembly.
(4 year term)
2010 election results:
Kathleen Dumais (D) 20.74%
Brian J. Feldman (D) 20.43%
Aruna Miller (D) 18.87%
2014 election results: (top 3 elected)
Kathleen Dumais (D) 20.64%
Aruna Miller (D) 19.56%
David Fraser-Hidalgo (D) 18.75%
Ed Edmundson (R) 13.9%
Christine Thron (R) 13.79%
Flynn Ficker (R) 13.27%

Ms. Kris Valderrama (D)
Maryland House of Delegates – District 26 (Prince George’s County)
krisvalderrama.org
District 26 is a multi-representative district and is
represented by  three officials in the General Assembly.
(4 year term)
2006 election results:
Turner (D): 34.1%
Valderrama (D): 30.5%
2010 election results:
Veronica Turner (D) 35%
Jay Walker (D) 30.7%
Kriselda “Kris” Valderrama (D) 30.5%
2014: unopposed

Mark S. Chang (D)
Maryland House of Delegates – District 32 (Laurel, Fort Meade)
facebook.com/MarkChang2014
204 election results
Pamela Beidle (D) 19.93%
Mark S. Chang (D) 18.58%
Theodore J. Sophocleus (D) 17.51%
Tim Walters (R) 15.33%
Mark Angell (R) 14.47%
Joseph Fioravante (R) 14.09%

Ervin Yen (R)
Oklahoma State Senate – District 40 (Oklahoma City)
yen4senate.com
2014 election results:
Ervin Yen (R) 54%
John Edwards (D) 46%

Nikki Randhawa Haley (R)
Governor of South Carolina
former South Carolina Legislator – 87th district (Lexington County)
nikkihaley.com
2010 election results
Haley (R) 51%
Sheheen (D) 47%
2014 election results
Nikki Haley (R) 56%
Vincent Sheheen (D) 41%

Andy Nguyen (R)
Tarrant County Commissioner, Precinct 2 (Fort Worth, Texas)
andynguyennow.com
2010 election results
Nguyen: 42%
VanRavenswaay: 34%
McHaney: 24%
Runoff results
Nguyen: 61%
VanRavenswaay: 39%
2014 election results
Andy Nguyen (R) 56.86%
Kenneth Sanders (D) 43.14%

 

2019 Election

Ed Lee
Mayor of San Francisco
mayoredlee.com
2011 election results
Lee  61%
Avalos  39%
2015 election results:
57% percent of first-choice votes, 69% after two rounds of ranked-choice voting.

David Ryu
Los Angeles City Council – 4th District
(Larchmont to Los Feliz and into Studio City in the San Fernando Valley)
Director of Development at psychiatric hospital
ryuforcouncil.com
2015 election results:
David Ryu 53.85%
Carolyn Ramsay  46.14%

Ameya Pawar
Chicago alderman
Program assistant at Northwestern University’s office of emergency management
friendsofameyapawar.com
2011 election results:
Pawar: 50.8%
O’Donnell: 43.5.
2015 election results: re-elected with over 82% of the vote

Helen Gym (D)
Philadelphia City Council – at large
helengym.com
2015 election results:
won 1 of 7 at large seats with 15.9% of the vote, largest total of the 7 winners

David Oh (R)
Philadelphia City Council – at large
Attorney
davidoh.com
2011 election results
Oh   50.12%
Taubenberger   49.88%
2015 election results:
won 1 of 7 at large seats with 3.8% of the vote
Election Results 2014

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