[Editor’s note: After Yuh-Line Niou won the primary election in Assembly District 65, Sing Tao Daily examines the votes the six candidates received in the Chinatown poll sites and concluded that now voters in Chinatown are statistically significant enough to send a candidate to a public office alone. The dataRead More
The victory of Carmen De La Rosa and Marisol Alcántara in Tuesday’s primaries marks a new milestone in the struggle of Hispanic women in the political arena, El Diario/La Prensa reports.
Three LGBT Assembly members and one key LGBT ally fended off primary challengers, reports Gay City News.
The new consul of Colombia in Newark is calling on Colombians in New Jersey to vote in the upcoming plebiscite in favor of the peace deal reached between the Colombian government and FARC guerrillas, reports Reporte Hispano.
The victory of Yuh-Line Niou in the Democratic primary race in the 65th district for the Assembly seat long held by Sheldon Silver, shows that Chinese candidates are not only able to get the support of the majority of Chinese voters but also are able to rally voters from diverse communities, writes World Journal.
Two Dominican women, Carmen de la Rosa and Marisol Alcántara, made history by beating old guard rivals in the New York state primaries, El Diario/La Prensa reports.
In City LImits, Sing Tao Daily reporter Rong Xiaoqing writes about the surprising support for Donald Trump among recent Chinese immigrants in Chinatown.
The Forward speaks to Jersey City mayor Steven Fulop about his relationship with the city’s Muslim community, and his Romanian-Jewish background.
Brooklyn Daily Eagle reports on endorsements in key local races, coming from the recently formed New York City Asian-American Democratic Club (NYCADC).
While the number of Korean voters in Flushing has dropped, the community could still play a critical role, reports Korea Daily, particularly in the 16th Senate District where S.J. Jung is challenging incumbent Toby Ann Stavisky.
A win in the Sept. 13 primaries for Josue Pierre, the candidate running to become the 42nd Assembly male district leader, means control of the Democratic Party in Flatbush for the Haitian community, reports The Haitian Times.
Korean and other Asian LGBT organizations were among those speaking out against Queens candidate S.J. Jung over his remarks on same-sex couples, reports Korea Daily.
The Muslim Democratic Club of New York seeks to educate and motivate Muslim voters, particularly those in parts of Brooklyn this year, reports Kings County Politics.
New York area Muslim groups are joining a nationwide effort to register thousands of Muslims to vote, hoping to get the total registered to 1 million by Election Day.
The competition for Sheldon Silver’s seat in lower Manhattan is strong, and some candidates are resorting to questionable tactics, reports Sing Tao Daily.