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Voter ID Needed Because ‘All Chinese Look Alike’, Election Fraud Witness Claims

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A Republican witness called on by Donald Trump’s lawyer, Rudy Giuliani, went viral on Twitter after she said “all Chinese look alike” during a hearing on election fraud in Michigan this week.

At the legislative hearing on Wednesday, Hima Kolanagireddy, an IT specialist and CEO of ASCII Group in Farmington Hills, testified in front of the committee and argued voters must present photo identification, according to M Live.

First-Time Candidate Becomes Only Openly Gay Member of Hawaii’s House of Representatives

Adrian Tam

Hawaii has elected its only openly gay Asian American member for the House of Representatives, defeating the state’s chapter leader of the far-right extremist group, the Proud Boys.

Big win: Adrian Tam, a 28-year-old first-time candidate of the Democratic Party, won the November election with a 63% vote against Nicholas Ochs, according to NBC News.

University of Illinois Chicago Accused of Denying Over 450 International Students Voting Rights

Hundreds of international students were robbed of their right to vote in a recent student election at the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC), an investigation revealed.

According to the university’s Student Justice Coalition (SJC), at least 450 students failed to cast their votes in the Spring 2019 election, encountering errors that resulted in incomplete ballots or prevented them from voting altogether.

Thai Princess Announces Surprise Decision to Run for Prime Minister

Princess Ubolratana

Princess Ubolratana Rajakanya Sirivadhana Barnavadi, the elder sister of King Maha Vajiralongkorn of Thailand, has joined the race to become the country’s next prime minister.

As the first member of the royal family to run for the office of PM, Princess Ubolratana’s unprecedented decision is being seen by many as an attempt to reshape the country’s political landscape.