Posted on 01 June 2012.
By Assunta Ng
Supporters with Rob McKenna including (left to right) Emma Heron, Walter Liang, Susanna Pak, Ron Chow, Annie Zhou, and Michael Park (Photo by Rebecca Ip/SCP)
A roast pig, a dragon dance, and campaign signs in Asian languages were not the only Asian elements of Attorney General Rob McKenna’s gubernatorial campaign party. The celebration was held in Chinatown, where his new campaign office is located. Read the full story
Posted in Publisher Ng's blog, Vol 31 No 23 | 6/2-6/8
Posted on 07 May 2012.
Republican state attorney general Rob McKenna and Alice Zhou, field coordinator of McKenna’s Seattle office
Rob McKenna is opening his first Seattle office in the International District on 6th Avenue and King Street, at the space formerly occupied by International Model Toys. “Thanks to our very strong Asian American coalition, our office there will be very busy,” said McKenna. Annie Zhou, former intern at the Tacoma World Trade Center, will be the field coordinator for McKenna’s Seattle office. According to Zhou, no state governor or candidate has ever opened an office in the International District. The campaign office’s grand opening ceremony will be on May 20 at 4 p.m. (end)
Posted in Names in the News, Vol 31 No 19 | 5/5-5/11
Posted on 20 January 2012.
Chinatown organizations’ members hold Inslee signs in front of Hop Sing Tong (Photo by Rebecca Ip/SCP)
Three Chinatown organizations impressed Congressman Jay Inslee, a gubernatorial candidate, with their history, a toast, Chinese welcoming sign, and reception in his honor on Jan 8. What Inslee didn’t know was that some of the members of these associations had already given money to the campaign of his opponent, Attorney General Rob McKenna. Read the full story
Posted in Publisher Ng's blog, Vol 31 No 4 | 1/21-1/27