All posts tagged "election"

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    It’s election day in New Jersey for 12 Korean candidates

    By The Korea Times New York staff It’s election day for 12 Korean Americans in New Jersey hoping to secure seats in the city council, the state assembly and the board of education. All eyes are on...

    • Posted November 3, 2015
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  • Englewood Cliffs Town Council candidate Park Myung-geun speaks to voters during a door-to-door campaign.
    12 NJ Korean Americans vying for general election seats

    By The Korea Times New York staff Twelve Korean Americans are vying for seats in the upcoming New Jersey general assembly election on Nov. 3. Of them, three are Republicans running in predominantly Democratic regions. They have...

    • Posted October 20, 2015
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    Korean American candidate tops city council race in Seattle suburb

    By The Korea Times Seattle staff Peter Kwon, 45, a city council candidate for the city of SeaTac, Washington, came in ahead of his opponents in the city’s primary election Tuesday. Kwon, whose Korean name is Kwon...

    • Posted August 7, 2015
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  • elect
    Park’s ruling party wins landslide victory despite scandal

    SEOUL, April 29 (Yonhap) — The ruling Saenuri Party won a landslide victory in parliamentary by-elections Wednesday despite a bribery scandal involving some key aides to President Park Geun-hye. The ruling party claimed three of the four...

    • Posted April 29, 2015
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  • Ryu celebrates after winning the election. (Korea Times file)
    David Ryu’s lead over Tomas O’Grady increases from 61 to 149 votes

    The City Clerk’s Office is set to release the final numbers by March 24  LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Carolyn Ramsay and David Ryu pulled ahead of a field of 14 candidates seeking to replace termed-out 4th District City Councilman Tom...

    • Posted March 12, 2015
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  • David Ryu and his supporters are very optimistic about earning a spot in the
May 19 runoff. (Park Sang-hyuk / The Korea Times)
    David Ryu in the driver’s seat to advance to May runoff

    The City Clerk’s office says the Korean American candidate for  L.A. City Council has 61 vote lead over Tomas O’Grady, but another 43,814 remain to be tallied.   LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Termed-out City Councilman Tom LaBonge’s former chief of staff topped...

    • Posted March 4, 2015
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  • A voter heads to a voting booth with his ballot in hand at Speedway High School, Speedway, Ind., Tuesday, Nov. 4, 2014.  Record-low voter turnout could be the most notable development of the day as California is not faring much better. (AP Photo/Doug McSchooler)
    Lowest voter turnout since 1942 key factor in GOP success

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Their rout complete, Republicans are celebrating sweeping victories from North Carolina to Colorado. The GOP’s success, however, may have as much to do with the dynamics of a low-turnout midterm election as widespread dissatisfaction...

    • Posted November 6, 2014
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