November 3, 2010, Washington D.C: The U.S. India Political Action Committee (USINPAC) congratulates the winners of the 2010 Midterms Elections to the House, Senate and other state and local legislative bodies. USINPAC looks forward to working with the new Congressmen on Indian-American issues, and strengthening the U.S.-India relationship.
The 2010 midterm elections were an important election year for Indian-American candidates with five wins, including the Governor’s post in South Carolina by Nikki Haley. A record number of Indian-American candidates contested Local, State and Federal elections, providing a big boost to the political participation of the community and its issues. USINPAC has provided bipartisan support through campaign contributions and campaign volunteers to candidates concerned about Indian-American issues.
Sanjay Puri, USINPAC Chairman said, “This election has provided greater visibility to the Indian-American candidates and the community’s concerns. We are happy at the number of candidates elected to office and are sure that it will motivate more Indian-Americans to participate in the political process.”
About USINPAC: USINPAC is a bipartisan organization and the voice of 2.7 million Indian-Americans. It works to impact policy on issues of concern to the Indian-American community in the United States. USINPAC also provides bipartisan support to candidates for federal, state and local office who support the issues that are important to the Indian-American community. For more information go to http://www.usinpac.com
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