Politics

In 2017 three Hmong Americans were elected into office along with one judicial appointment which added to the seven that were elected in 2016. This year nine Hmong Americans have announced candidacy for public office for the 2018 Election. Below is a directory of Hmong Americans currently in local, state and judicial offices. 

Steve Ly

Elk Grove Mayor

2016-18

Vong Mouanoutoua

Clovis City Council

2017-2021

Lee Lor

Merced County Board of

Supervisor 2016-2020

Mai Yang Vang

Sacramento City Unified

School Board 2016-2020

Brandon Vang

Sanger Unified School

Board 2016-2020

Foung Hawj

MN State Senator

2012-2020

Fue Lee

MN State Representative

2016-2018

Tou Xiong

Maplewood City Council

2016-2020

Dai Thao

St Paul City Council

2013-2019

Marny Xiong

St Paul School Board

2017-2021

 

 

 

 

Susan Pha

Brooklyn Park City

Council 2016-2020

Xiong Yang 

Walnut Grove City Council

2007-2020

Michael Xiong

Eau Claire City Council

2013-2019

 

 

Yee Leng Xiong

Marathon County

Supervisor 2016-2020

DC Everest School Board

2014-2018

Mary Thao

Wausau School Board

2016-2020

 

 

Kelly Lee

Exeter School Board

(Missouri) 2017-2021

 

 

Charles Vue

Eau Claire School Board

2013-2019

 

 

 

Kou Thao

Tracy City Council, MN

2018-2019

 

Judge Paul Lo

Merced County Superior

Appointed 2013

Re-elected 2016

Judge Kristy Yang

Milwaukee County

Elected 2017

 

Judge Sophia Vuelo

Ramsey County

Appointed 2018

 

Hmong Americans who are running or up for re-election in 2018.

Steve Ly

Mayor of Elk Grove

Bobby Bliatout

CA 22nd Congressional

Fue Lee

MN State Rep 59A

Jay Xiong

MN State Rep 67B

Dr Shoua Yang

MN State Rep 67B

Yee Leng Xiong

Weston Village Board

 

Chai Moua

Portage County

Supervisor District 9

Ka Lo

Marathon County

Supervisor 5th

Mary Thao

Wausau City Council