WASHINGTON, DC - ASPIRE PAC voted to endorse and support Aftab Pureval for Ohio’s 1st Congressional District in the U.S. House of Representatives.
“ASPIRE is proud to endorse Aftab’s campaign. Aftab is a proven champion for his community” said Rep. Grace Meng, Chair of ASPIRE PAC. “As the Hamilton County Clerk of Courts, Aftab brought transparency and public accessibility to his office and saved taxpayers hundreds of thousands of dollars. His track record will serve Ohio’s 1st Congressional District well in Congress.”
“Aftab joins several other strong Asian American and Pacific Islander candidates ASPIRE is supporting heading into the midterm election, and we look forward to supporting his campaign to victory,” said Rep. Judy Chu, immediate past chair of ASPIRE PAC.
ASPIRE PAC proudly welcomed six new Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) Members of Congress in 2016. Tammy Duckworth (IL) and Kamala Harris (CA) were elected to the Senate. In the House of Representatives, Stephanie Murphy (FL-07), first Vietnamese American woman; Pramila Jayapal (WA-07), first Indian American woman; Raja Krishnamoorthi (IL-08); and Ro Khanna (CA-17) all won their elections.