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  • The Stranger: In Wake of Tommy Le’s Death, South Seattle Vietnamese Community Rallies Around Joe Nguyen

    In Wake of Tommy Le’s Death, South Seattle Vietnamese Community Rallies Around Joe Nguyen Uyen Le was slow to respond when I asked her if she was satisfied with the King County’s Sheriff’s investigation of her nephew’s death. “It’s not in our culture or our custom to really criticize or question authority,” Le said. “So,…

  • Former Primary Opponents Lining Up Behind 34th LD’s Joe Nguyen

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 10, 2018 Former Primary Opponents Lining Up Behind 34th LD’s Joe Nguyen BURIEN, WA – The Nguyen campaign just two weeks ago announced their endorsement by US Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal. Now, former primary election opponents and numerous local elected officials have followed suit. Showing continued momentum, Joe Nguyen, the State Senate…

  • United States Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal endorses Nguyen campaign

    Monday, August 27, 2018 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE United States Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal endorses Nguyen campaign WEST SEATTLE- Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal (WA-7) announces her endorsement for Washington State 34th Legislative District Senate candidate Joe Nguyen with the following statement: “I’m proud to endorse Joe Nguyen, an exceptional candidate for the Washington State Senate. Joe would bring…

  • The Stranger Single Payer Healthcare

    Washington can have a Single Payer Healthcare System As I’ve mentioned several times in the past: we can have a single-payer health care system in Washington state by 2020 if we want it. The plan requires Democrats to increase their majority in Washington’s legislature this November and to retake control of Congress and the Presidency at the…

  • Vashon Candidates Forum

    Senate candidates turn out for forum ahead of primary

  • Crowded Field Views for 34th LD Senate Seat

    A crowded field vies for 34th Legislative District Senate seat  

  • Politics is about life or death

      Representation Matters: Why Politics Is Always a Matter of Life or Death When I started campaigning on the idea that representation matters, I received pushback from people who felt that I was playing into identity politics. Some of these people argued that I needed a wider appeal or that I could not win on demographic…

  • Endorsed by the Stranger

    The Stranger’s Endorsements for the August 7, 2018, Primary Election Remember the last time a bunch of Democrats were running for state legislative seats, staring down the barrel of the McCleary decision ordering them to fully fund public education? Or the time before that? Or before that or before that? Do you remember what they…

  • Representation Matters – NW Asian Weekly

    Joe Nguyen running a grassroots campaign for state senate

  • We’re running for State Senate! – WS Blog

    ELECTION 2018: Joe Nguyen becomes second candidate to announce a run for 34th District State Senate seat