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2022 US Midterm Election Results: Four Indian-Americans Win Congress, Another Leading Candidate

New York, November 9: The ‘Samosa Caucus’ of the US Congress has added another member in Shri Thanedar’s election, with three of its members winning re-election and another leading in his constituency.

Washington Democrats Pramila Jayapal, Illinois’ Raja Krishnamurti and California’s Lo Khanna were re-elected in the midterms, with Ami Bella leading in California on Wednesday morning. When will the results of the 2022 US midterm elections be announced? Check here for the date and time of the vote count as the voting begins.

The Indian-American legislator calls himself the “Samosa Caucus.” Republican Ritesh Tandon, who ran against Khanna, and Texas Democrat Sandeep Srivastava lost, but Rishi Kuma, who is fighting fellow Democrats under the California system, is trailing. rice field. 2022 US Midterm Elections: Elon Musk instructs his Twitter followers to vote for Republican Congress on Election Day.

Indian “son-in-law” JD Vance, who is married to Usha Chilukuri, has won a Senate seat from Ohio. He is a Republican allied with former President Donald Trump. Belgaum, India-born entrepreneur and self-made billionaire Democrat Sanedar, 67, beat his Republican rival in Detroit, Michigan.

Thanedar, a current Michigan legislator, ran unsuccessfully for the Democratic nomination for governor in 2018. He moved to the United States in 1979 and received his PhD in Chemistry and his MBA.

According to his LinkedIn page, he bought Chemir, the company he worked for on loan, growing it from a $150,000 company to one with $14 million in revenue before selling it for $26 million.

He next started Avomeen Analytical Services, a chemical testing laboratory. He sold a majority of his stake in 2016 and retired to respond to “a call to fight for social, racial and economic justice” according to his campaign bio and to become a public attended the service.

Running in constituencies that cover parts of a predominantly African-American city, Thanedar, in his campaign, said he grew up in poverty in an Indian family of 10 and, after his father retired, left the family alone. stressed that he was doing odd jobs to feed the

“I will never forget what it is like to live in poverty and I will never stop working to lift Detroit families out of poverty,” he wrote on the campaign site. He becomes the seventh Indian-American elected to Congress.

Chennai-born Jayapal, 57, who was first elected from Washington state in 2016, is a senior Democrat whip in the House of Representatives and chairman of the influential left-wing Congressional Progressive Party caucus.

She has been a strong critic of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the Bharatiya Janata Party. The 46-year-old Khanna is also a member of the Congressional Progressive Caucuses and Fox News reported that she is considering the 2024 presidential election.

He is close to Bernie Sanders, the left-leaning Senator in his unsuccessful bid for the Democratic presidential nomination. Politico reported that top leaders in the Thunder campaign urged the Thunder to seek the Democratic nomination if President Joe Biden doesn’t run again.

A Philadelphia-born, second-generation Indian-American with a law degree from Yale University. Born in New Delhi, 49-year-old Krishnamooti was a political centrist and tech entrepreneur. He has worked with former President Barack Obama on his senatorial and presidential campaigns. Bella, 57, a second-generation Indian-American born in Elks Grosse, California, is a physician.

(The above article first appeared on LatestLY on November 9, 2022 at 4:48 PM (IST). For news and updates on politics, world, sports, entertainment and lifestyle, please visit our website Please log on to the site. latest.com).



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