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NYC GOP energized by record number of Asian-American candidates ‘stepping up’ for statehouse runs

Posted on AllSides April 22nd, 2024
From The Right
Courtesy Steve Chan

New York City is seeing a record number of Asian-American candidates running as Republicans in 2024 – and the local GOP is hoping the high-water mark sparks new power at the polls.

There are 10 Republican candidates of East Asian descent running in Queens, Brooklyn and Manhattan after an apparent trend of Asian-American voters going more Republican in recent years.

“The Asian community is waking up to the fact that there’s another party that is more aligned to our conservative values on public safety and education,” said Yiatin Chu, founder of The Asian...

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