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Endorsement Convention


A. 80-20's Endorsement Convention Rules Are In Writing
B. Delegates Are Required To Be Fair & Have The Interest of Our Community Only
C. 80-20 Delegates and Alternates to the 2008 Endorsement Convention
D. Press Release: 80-20 Initiative Endorses Senator Obama for President
E. Photos of 2008 Endorsement Convention
F. Media Coverage of 2008 Endorsement Convention
G. Newsletter: 80-20 Endorses Sen. Obama for President
H. Minutes of 2008 Endorsement Convention
I.  Recognition of the Delegates and Alternates to the 2004 Endorsement Convention


A. 80-20's Endorsement Convention Rules Are In Writing:

80-20's Bylaws require that

(1) The Delegates will be divided proportionally between Republicans, Democrats, and Independents/Declines; i.e., 1/3 Republicans, 1/3 Democrats, and 1/3 Independents/Declines, and

(2) Delegates are to be elected by dues-paying members.

More details about the Endorsement Convention rules are specified in 80-20 Bylaws - Article 7

B. Delegates Are Required To Be Fair & Have The Interest of Our Community Only

DELEGATE APPLICATION FORM - Click HERE to fill out the form online.
OR - Click HERE to download the form.


Convention Date: August 26, 2012 (Sunday); Location: Los Angeles, CA

I want to be a Delegate to 80-20's Endorsement Convention, with the clear understanding of the following two conditions:

(1) I pledge to support the presidential candidate chosen by 80-20's Endorsement Convention regardless of my personal preference & conviction. Except for unforeseen circumstances, I also promise to attend the Convention, if elected, while paying my own way, &

(2) I have no conflict of interest in becoming a candidate for Delegate. I have no financial interest with any of the political parties and/or presidential campaigns. I am not an applicant for federal appointments.

(Circle one) I am registered as a Democrat/Independent/Republican.

Last Name:_________________ First:_____________ Middle: _____

Address:_________________________________________________

City: _____________________ State: ________ Zip: ____________

Phone: _____________________ Fax: ________________________

E-mail: _____________________________

My profession & title: ______________________________________

Information below will be published during election of Delegates.

1) My past service to 80-20 (Examples are length & type of membership, support for "Call To Actions", Chapter or Board officers, etc.):
________________________________________________________
________________________________________________________
________________________________________________________

2) My past service to the APA community:
________________________________________________________
________________________________________________________
________________________________________________________


Sign: ________________________ Date: _____________________

Fax to 1-866-856-8020

DELEGATE APPLICATION FORM - Click HERE to fill out the form online.
OR - Click HERE to download the form.

C. 80-20 Delegates and Alternates to the 2012 Endorsement Convention

To be announced was the elected Chair.
To be announced was the elected Parliamentarian.

Democrats (11 Delegates):

To be announced.

Republicans (11 Delegates):
To be announced.

Independents (11 Delegates):
To be announced

Alternates at the Endorsement Convention:
To be announced

Click HERE to view the bios of our Delegates and Alternates.

D. 08.02.2008 Press Release: 80-20 Initiative Endorses Senator Obama for President

E. Photos of 2008 Endorsement Convention

F. Media Coverage of 2008 Endorsement Convention

Print/Online:
* The Huffinton Post: 08.02.2008 "Largest Asian-American PAC Endorses Obama"
* The Korea Times: 08.04.2008 아시안표 오바마로 모으자 '80-20 이니셔티브' 지지선언"
* The Korea Daily: 08.04.2008 아시안의 한 목소리를 주류사회에
* The India-West: 08.08.2008 "80-20 Initiative Endorses Obama for President"
* The AsianWeek: 08.07.2008 "80-20 Initiative Endorses Senator Obama for President"
* The World Journal: 08.03.2008 "80/20支持歐巴瑪"
* The Singtao Daily: 08.03.2008 八十/二十背書支持奧巴馬
* The Ming Pao: 08.03.2008 當選對華裔社區有益處 80-20促進會背書支持奧巴馬
* Sina.com: 08.04.2008 亞裔80-20動議組織宣布支持奧巴馬

Television/Radio:
* Singtao Chinese Radio: 08.04.2008
* KRON 4: 08.04.2008
* ETTV: 08.19.2008
* KTSF 26
* TVB

G. Newsletter: 80-20 Endorses Sen. Obama for President

H. Minutes of 2008 Endorsement Convention

I. Recognition:

We greatly appreciate the contributions of the Delegates and Alternates to our 2004 Endorsement Convention. They are:

Democrats:
Fel Amistad, Tong Soo Chung, Inan Ma Feng, John Fong, Albert Y. M. Huang, Ivy Lee, Dongzi Liu, Peter Luh, Paul Ma, Virginia K. Sung, Albert Wang, Joel Wong.

Republicans:
Giga Andreyev, David T. Chai, Gareth Chang, Jack Chen, Timothy Chen, Arthur Cheung, Kenneth Fong, Steven Ko, William Uy, Hsiao-Mei Wiedmeyer, Eva Wu, Leo Chu Yu.

Independents:
May Chen, Laura Hsu, Oliver Hsu, Tom Hsu, Doris Huang, Henry J. Lee, Kam Liu, Hong Tang, Kathleen To, S. B. Woo, Ching-Liu Wu, David D. Yang.

Alternates at the 2004 Endorsement Convention:
Anthony Hsieh, Shaobing Hua, James Uy, Katy Woo