Ann Vang for School Board

Ann Vang for School Board

Ann Vang, 33, is a candidate for the Stevens Point Area Public School District School Board. Vang is a lifelong resident of Stevens Point who believes our public schools are the bedrock of our community. Her campaign slogan is Happy … Continued
Hmong American Political History

Hmong American Political History

Choua Lee’s election to the St. Paul School Board in November 1991 encouraged the Hmong American community to build power through the American political process. Her election was significant not only for the entire Hmong American community but specifically for … Continued
Hmong Political Highlight in 2018

Hmong Political Highlight in 2018

In 2017 three Hmong Americans were elected into office along with one judicial appointment which added to the seven that were elected in 2016. This year nine Hmong Americans have announced candidacy for public office for the 2018 Election. Below … Continued
Why Thai?

Why Thai?

As a Montgomery County native raising the next generation of Montgomery County natives, I am wholeheartedly invested in the safety of this community. I grew up in Montgomery County working on my parents’ chicken farm in the Lovejoy community. I … Continued
Kaying Thao

Kaying Thao

Kaying Thao was born in a refugee camp in Thailand, and immigrated to Minnesota with her parents at five months old. She grew up in the capitol city, St. Paul, and Roseville, a first ring suburb of St. Paul. After some … Continued
Kaying Thao announces run for Minnesota House

Kaying Thao announces run for Minnesota House

BY AANEWSIN ELECTIONS · GOVERNMENT · HMONG — 15 DEC, 2015 LITTLE CANADA, Minn. (Dec. 14, 2015) — Kaying Thao, outgoing Roseville School Board member and Little Canada resident, announced Monday that she will seek the Democratic Farmer Labor endorsement for … Continued
Historic Results for Elected Hmong Officials Throughout the Country

Historic Results for Elected Hmong Officials Throughout the Country

By Justine Cha – December 7, 2016 The results from the 2016 election were historic in more ways than one, especially for the Hmong American community. This year’s results presented a record amount of 17 elected Hmong American officials from … Continued