“Ten percent of people in the state are of Asian descent but just three Asian Americans hold office in the state’s 120-seat Legislature, or 2.5 percent.”
“Khuong said Kim will need to do “major outreach” with younger Asian voters, who tend to be more politically active. And it’s not yet clear how he draws up recruiting strategies that bridge the vastness of an AAPI community who reflect families that came to the U.S. from many countries and under a variety of circumstances.”
Grateful to add my voice to this piece about Congressman Andy Kim’s PAC to build the infrastructure needed to recruit & train AAPI candidates for public office. We need more AAPI representation in public service. Thanks to POLITICO for profiling AAPI.
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