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Asian American Candidates

2021 Election

Andrew Yang (D)
Candidate for Mayor of New York
yangforny.com
Primary results:
ranked choice voting
Eric Adams 50.4% (decided in 8th round)
Kathryn Garcia 49.6% (8th round)
Maya Wiley (8th round)
Andrew Yang  (reached 7th round)

Sery Kim (R)
Candidate for U.S. House – District 6 (Arlington)
attorney
former Assistant Administrator for the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA)
appointed by President Donald J. Trump
seryfortexas.com
Election results:
Susan Wright (R) 19.2%
Jake Ellzey (R) 13.8%
Sery Kim (R) 1.1%

Won!
Michelle Wu

Boston City Council – at large
michelleforboston.com
Primary results:
Michelle Wu 33.4%
Annissa Essaibi-George 22.5%
General election:
Michelle Wu  61.1%
Annissa Essaibi-George  38.9%

Mr. Vin Gopal (D)
New Jersey State Senate – District 11 (Monmouth County)
vingopal.com
2017 election results:
Gopal 53.6%
Beck 46.4%
2021: still counting

Kelly Convirs-Fowler (D)
Delegate, Virginia House – District 21
Teacher, realtor
delegatefowler.com
2019 general election:
Kelly Convirs-Fowler (D) 54.5%
Shannon Kane (R) 45.3%
2021: still counting

Won!
Mark Keam (D)
Delegate, Virginia House  –  District 35 (Vienna)
MarkKeam.com
2015: Unopposed
2019: Unopposed
2021 general election:
Mark Keam (D)  79.3%
Kevin McGrath (R)  20.5%

Won!
Kathy Tran (D)
Delegate, Virginia House – District 42
Manager, federal government
kathyfordelegate.com
2019 general election:
Kathy Tran (D) 59.7%
Steve Adragna (R) 40.2%
2021 general election:
Kathy Tran (D)  59.7%
Ed McGovern (R)  40.1%

Won!
Mr. Suhas Subramanyam (D)
Delegate, Virginia House – District 87
Attorney
suhasforvirginia.com
2019 general election:
Suhas Subramanyam (D) 62.0%
Bill Drennan (R) 37.9%
2021 general election:
Suhas Subramanyam (D)  58.1%
Gregory Moulthrop (R)  41.7%

11/5/21 Next Shark: “NYC Council better reflects city’s Asian population after 5 first-time Asian American candidates win seats”
https://nextshark.com/city-council-nyc-2021/

11/5/21 Next Shark: “Bruce Harrell makes history as Seattle’s first Asian and second Black mayor”
https://nextshark.com/bruce-harrell-seattle-mayor/

11/5/21 Next Shark: “Aftab Pureval makes history as Cincinnati’s first Asian American mayor”
https://nextshark.com/aftab-pureval-cincinnati-mayor/

Election Results  2020

Election Results 2019

Election Results 2018

Election Results 2017

Election Results 2016

Election Results 2015

Election Results 2014

Discussion

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