US Elections 2020: While the US Presidential seat result will be a long wait, many Indian-Americans in the list has secured their massive win over their counterparts. Four of the five members have won their seats to the house of the representatives; it includes the names of Pramila Jayapal, Amri Bera, Raja Krishnamoorti and Roh Khanna who succeeded in retaining the trust of their respective constituencies.
Pramila Jayapal from Washington State defeated her rival by the margin of 69.6%, has succeeded to retain her seat for the third consecutive term.
WOW, we did it decisively: 85% & 344,541 votes! Thank you #WA07. I am humbled, grateful & ready to serve again. Our path to truly build a more just & equitable country is long. But we are bold, progressive & unafraid, and if we believe in the possible & organize, we WILL win!— Pramila Jayapal (@PramilaJayapal) November 4, 2020
Ami Bera defeated his Republican counterpart Buzz Paterson.
A message from Dr. Bera #CA07 pic.twitter.com/QZQ3TaDXo7— Dr. Ami Bera (@BeraForCongress) November 4, 2020
Raja Krishnamoorti from Illinois, the democrat candidate defeated his opponent by a margin of 41.8%.
Roh Khanna from California constituency defeated his Indian-American counterpart by a margin of 74.6%.
We had a 77% win tonight. I am so honored to have such strong support and want to thank everyone in my district. I also want to thank Ritesh Tandon for a spirited race and hope we can bring the community together.— Ro Khanna (@RoKhanna) November 4, 2020
Jenifer Rajkumar, a Democrat candidate won her seat in the New York State Assembly.
Niraj Antani from Ohio, became the first Indian-American to win the seat from this constituency by defeating his Democratic Party counterpart.
I am truly grateful to have won the election for State Senator! I am so thankful for all of my voters, contributors, team, and supporters. As your State Senator, I will work hard everyday so all Ohioans can have the opportunity to achieve their American Dream! pic.twitter.com/ESSu2R1flp— Niraj Antani (@NirajAntani) November 4, 2020