US Mid-Term Polls: Five Indian-origin leaders shine in mid-term elections, know who will win – न्यूज़लीड India

US Mid-Term Polls: Five Indian-origin leaders shine in mid-term elections, know who will win


king krishnamurti

In Illinois’ Eighth Congressional District, 49-year-old Raja Krishnamoorthi was re-elected for a fourth consecutive term by defeating Republican candidate Chris Dargis.

Ro Khanna

Ro Khanna

In Silicon Valley, Ro Khanna (Democratic Party) defeated Republican rival Ritesh Tandon in the 17th Congressional District of California. Ro Khanna has been elected for the fourth time in a row.

Pramila Jayapal

Pramila Jayapal

Pramila Jayapal, the lone Indian-American woman lawmaker in the House of Representatives, defeated her rival Cliff Moon in the 7th Congressional District of Washington State. She has also come by winning for the fourth time in a row. He tweeted, “I am very grateful to the people of the 7th Congressional District of Washington for sending me back to Congress. They promised to always fight for the rights of the common people.’

ami bera

ami bera

Ami Bera, 57, defeated Republican Tamika Hamilton from the 7th Congressional District of California. Bera is the longest-serving Indian-American in Congress and has held the seat since 2013.

Indian-American Entrepreneur Sho

Indian-American Entrepreneur Sho

Indian-American entrepreneur Mr Thanedar set a record for becoming the first Indian-American to win a congressional election by defeating Martel Bivings, the Republican candidate from Michigan. Originally from Belagavi, Karnataka, Thanedar earned his bachelor’s degree in chemistry and his master’s degree from the University of Bombay. He moved to the US in the year 1979 to pursue higher education from Arkon University, later he also attended the University of Michigan.

Samosa Caucus

Samosa Caucus

In America, American politicians of Indian origin are informally called the Samosa Caucus. This time too there was a lot of electioneering in the country.

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