Democratic Vice Presidential Senator Kamal Harris wins. She took as star campaigner electioneering of the Biden campaig for the November 3 polls, crisscrossing some of the top battleground states and urging voters to change the course of the U.S. history.
Niraj Antani becomes first Indian-American to be elected to Ohio state Senate.
All the four Indian-American Democratic lawmakers – Dr Ami Bera, Pramila Jayapal, Ro Khanna and Raja Krishnamoorthi – have been re-elected to the US House of Representatives.
4 Indian-Americans elected to House of Representatives. Nearly more than a dozen Indian-American win state polls, including 5 women
The Indian-American community has emerged as a force to reckon with for the first time in the history of the US presidential election. Both the Democrat and the Republican campaigns had initiated several measures to woo the approximately 1.8 million members of the community who have emerged as a critical voting bloc in the battleground states of Florida, Georgia, Michigan, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, and Texas.
The so-called ‘Samosa caucus’, a termed coined by Raja Krishnamoorthi for informal grouping of Indian-American lawmakers, might expand with at least one more as physician Dr Hiral Tipirneni was leading against Republican incumbent David Schweikert from the sixth Congressional district of Arizona when last reports came in.