It is election season again.
80-20 DC Chapter Endorses Chris Van Hollen for the US Senate
80-20 Initiative DC Area Chapter is endorsing Chris Van Hollen for the United States Senate, call Asian, especially Chinese Americans in Maryland to vote in the democratic primary on April 26, 2016.
Why should the Chinese American community support Chris Van Hollen as the Democratic Party candidate for the open Senate seat? First Chris Van Hollen has worked for many years for the Chinese American community. We know he is one politician that has always been willing to help Chinese Americans. Secondly, Chris Van Hollen in Congress has always been sympathetic to policies that we supported. He has always listened to our views and will continue to do so in the future. Thirdly, Chris Van Hollen has been a supporter of research and NIH. The Chinese American vote may play a decisive role in this election, this primary in particular. Chris Van Hollen’s opponent is Donna Edwards.
The primary election will be a very close one . Every vote weights a lot. In 2014, only 23% eligible voters voted in Maryland’s primary.
What do you need to do? First, you need to register as a Democrat before April 5. Only through the political parties will your vote count. And the registration can be done online at Maryland’s Online Voter Registration System (OLVR). Second, vote for Chris Van Hollen on April 26 at your polling station. In a democracy, like ours, your voice will only be heard if you participate in the political process.