Article: APAICS ‘Asian American & Pacific Islanders Running…’

Washington, D.C. – Asian American and Pacific Islander candidates continue to make notable strides in the upcoming 2014 midterm elections with 22 congressional candidates on the ballot in 12 different states and U.S. territories. Six years ago, only 13 candidates ran for Congress in the 2008 general elections. APAICS commends the advancement of AAPIs in the Congressional elections, especially as 39 candidates ran in the 2014 primaries, quadrupling AAPI involvement since 2008.

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