California’s system of online voter registration – launched in English and Spanish in 2012 – has been expanded to allow voters to register online in eight additional languages: Chinese, Hindi, Japanese, Khmer, Korean, Tagalog, Thai and Vietnamese.
By Bert Eljera
In a show of growing political muscle, three Filipino-Americans are seeking elective office this year amid increasing evidence that the community is surging in numbers.
The Philippine Consulate sent out a notice that Filipino citizens not registered as voters under Republic Act No. 8189 (“The Voters Registration Act of 1996”) can file an application for registration. Those who are already registered under the Act should file an application for certification.
By Ed Yra
Filipino-American Mayor Pete Sanchez may run for a seat on the Solano County Board of Supervisors 3rd District, Sanchez told FilAm Star in an exclusive interview.
By Ed Yra
Jess Malgapo and Dr. Rozzana Verder-Aliga were elected to the Vallejo City Council on Tuesday last week, Nov. 5, according to the Solano County Office of Election Registrar tally.