(SHB) — Senator Foung Hawj (Democrat) represents District 67 in Minnesota visited Wisconsin Hmong Communities from October 13 to 14, 2014 to promote Hmong individuals to vote on the upcoming Election Day.
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Senator Foung Hawj visited Hmong Community in Wausau, Appleton, and Milwaukee.
Senator Hawj is urging Hmong individuals to vote on the upcoming Election Day. “I am calling Hmong individuals to exercise his/her right to vote in this country… Everyone has the right to vote in this country… It doesn’t matter if you are poor or rich, you have only one vote… Do not think that voting is not helping you… voting is very important to get someone to represent you in public office” said Senator Hawj.
Paolee Vang, News Correspondent for Suab Hmong News, covered Senator Foung Hawj’s trip from Minnesota to Wisconsin. “Senator Foung Hawj works really hard to help the Hmong community to see how important voting is…” said Paolee Vang.
Less than three weeks away before the election, about 90% of Hmong population in Wisconsin do not know who is running against Governor Scott Walker for the Governor seat in the State of Wisconsin. Estimated more than 50,000 Hmong live in Wisconsin. This makes Wisconsin the third State that has the largest Hmong population in the United States. The largest Hmong population in Wisconsin live in Milwaukee County followed by Marathon County.
Watch Suab Hmong News exclusive covered Senator Fong Hawj’s trip to Wisconsin to get more detail information on his trip and the upcoming voting scenario.