16 Faces in 60 Days That Will Change America

by | Sep 7, 2018 | Uncategorized

16 Faces in 60 Days That Will Change America

#Mineta16 Candidates


WASHINGTON – The AAPI Victory Fund is putting its efforts behind 16 of the most dynamic and promising candidates heading toward the November Midterm Elections. In 60 days, these progressive candidates, in swing or in critical must-hold districts with significant AAPI voting populations, will make a difference.

“We are 60 days away from showing the Trump Administration and Republican Party that Americans demand more and will not tolerate their anti-immigrant and xenophobic policies and their blatant disregard of basic human rights,” said Shekar Narasimhan, Chairman of AAPI Victory Fund. “The AAPI Victory Fund pledges its resources to ensure these 16 candidates take office and return democracy back to America.”

9 New AAPI Candidates

TJ Cox (CA-21)
Andrew Janz (CA-22)
Gina Ortiz Jones (TX-23)
Andy Kim (NJ-03)
Sri Preston Kulkarni (TX-22)
Anita Malik (AZ-06)
Sanjay Patel (FL-08)
Aftab Pureval (OH-01)
Hiral Tipirneni (AZ-08)

4 Candidates in High AAPI Districts

Gil Cisneros (CA-39)
Katie Porter (CA-45)
Abigail Spanberger (VA-07)
Jennifer Wexton (VA-10)

3 Incumbent AAPI Candidates

Ami Bera (CA-07)
Stephanie Murphy (FL-07)
Betty Yee (CA-Statewide Comptroller)