Fully one-third of the races for the NYS legislature feature uncontested candidates. Gotham Gazette and City Limits explore the phenomenon in a joint report.
Two Dominican candidates hope to gain more visibility for their community in New Jersey, El Diario reports.
Asian Americans are boosting their political clout by getting the vote out and pushing politicians to be more responsive to their needs.
Several New York politicians reacted to the controversy sparked in Puerto Rico after a federal judge refused to green-light gay marriage, El Diario reports.
Gloria Oh says flyers have singled her out for criticism in connection with the proposed LG construction because she is Korean American, reports Korea Daily.
Nancy Tong, the first Asian-American district leader in Brooklyn, wants to help open more pre-K facilities and promote affordable housing for seniors.
Legislative proposals to reform the Specialized High School Admissions Test have generated contention between incumbent Ron Kim (D) and challenger Phil Gim (R), who are vying for the State Assembly seat in Flushing, according to articles from Sing Tao Daily.
As voter registration deadlines approach, efforts are being redoubled to get more Latinos to participate in the next election, El Diario reports.
Many Latinos have a career in public office thanks to their families’ political dynasties, El Diario reports.
But Brazilians voting in NY and NJ are discouraged about their choices.
Indian Prime Minister Modi’s promise to change visa policy and his vision for the country’s future have energized the community in the U.S. But the enthusiasm has not dampened the spirits of his critics, reports Gotham Gazette and News India Times.
Opposition and government supporters staged noisy rallies as Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif addressed the U.N.
The Wave reports that NYC officials are grappling with the news that FEMA will award more money to rebuild the Rockaway Boardwalk than the city budgeted.
Nicolás Maduro urged the release of long-time political prisoner Oscar López Rivera.
Two Asian-American politicians who were defeated in the September 9 Democratic primary are rejoining academia, reports World Journal.