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Letter: Khan should take comfort in Yoo’s success


August 16, 2017

I am sure City Council Position 1 candidate Riaz Khan is encouraged by the prospect of fellow candidate James Yoo being the first Asian American elected to hold office in Mukilteo.

My jaw dropped after reading Mr. Khan's response to his loss in the primary, stating: “A lot of people told me if you want to get elected here you have to be a white person. I still don't believe that.” (“6 council hopefuls moving on to fall ballot,” Nicholas Johnson, Aug. 9)

Mr. Khan may not be aware that the currently elected...

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