15. August 2012 21:13
On August 15, 2012, the Asian Pacific American Institute for Congressional Studies (APAICS) announced that 17 Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) candidates will be advancing to the general elections this November.
APAICS congratulated the following AAPI primary winners of 2012: Mazie Hirono (D), HI; Marisha Agana (R), OH-13; Dr. Ami Bera (D), CA-07; Jay Chen (D), CA-39; Upendra Chivukula (D), NJ-07; Charles Djou (R), HI-01; Tammy Duckworth (D), IL-08; Tulsi Gabbard (D), HI-02; Ranjit "Ricky" Gill (R), CA-09; Colleen Hanabusa (D), HI-01; Sukhee Kang (D), CA-45; Otto Lee (D), CA-22; Grace Meng (D), NY-06; Nate Shinagawa (D), NY-23; Dr. Syed Taj (D), MI-11; Mark Takano (D), CA-41; Dr. Manan Trivedi (D), PA-06
For more information on the primary election results, please visit www.apaics.org.