Candidates

CAPA21 was proud to support the following candidates in 2016:

  • Hillary Clinton for President. Read our endorsement announcement.
  • U.S. Senator Mazie Hirono (not up for re-election in 2016)
  • Catherine Cortez Masto for U.S. Senate (NV)
  • Congresswoman Tammy Duckworth for Senate (IL)
  • Congressman Mike Honda running for re-election
  • Congressman Mark Takano running for re-election
  • Congressman Ted Lieu running for re-election
  • Former Congresswoman Colleen Hanabusa running for Congress (HI)
  • Pramila Jayapal for Congress (WA)
  • Mayor Bao Nguyen running for Congress (CA)
  • Raja Krishnamoorthi for Congress (IL)
  • John Chiang for Governor of California (election in 2018)
  • Former Assemblymember Mariko Yamada running for Calif. Senate 3
  • San Francisco Supervisor Jane Kim running for Calif. State Senate 11
  • Former Irvine Mayor Sukhee Kang running for Calif. Senate 29 (did not advance to general)
  • Former Assemblymember Warren Furutani running for Calif. Senate 35
  • Assemblymember David Chiu running for re-election
  • Assemblymember Phil Ting running for re-election
  • Assemblymember Rob Bonta running for re-election
  • Former Assemblymember Al Muratsuchi running for Calif. Assembly 66
  • San Jose City Councilmember Ash Kalra running for Calif. Assembly 2
CAPA21 was proud to support the following candidate in 2015:
  • Los Angeles City Councilmember David Ryu
    Won his election in 2015 to become the first Korean American and only second Asian American on the LA City Council.

CAPA21 was proud to support the following candidates in 2014:

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Congressman Mike Honda (South Bay Area, California) – WIN

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Congressman Ami Bera (Sacramento, California) – WIN

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Congresswoman Tammy Duckworth (Illinois) – WIN

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Congressman Mark Takano (Inland Empire, California) – WIN

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Congressman Mark Takai (Hawai’i) – WIN

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Treasurer John Chiang (California) – WIN

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Controller Betty Yee (California) – WIN

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Assemblymember Rob Bonta (East Bay Area, California) – WIN

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Assemblymember Phil Ting (San Francisco, California) – WIN

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Assemblymember David Chiu (San Francisco, California) – WIN

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Assemblymember Evan Low (South Bay Area, California) – WIN

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Hawai’i Governor David Ige – WIN

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Utah State Senator Jani Iwamoto – WIN

We supported the following candidates who unfortunately were unsuccessful, but we thank them for their service and hope they pursue public office in the future:

  • Assemblymember Al Muratsuchi (South Bay, Los Angeles County)
  • Assembly candidate Darrell Fong (Sacramento, Calif.)
  • Sacramento school board candidate Jonathan Tran