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Eric with current and incoming APAICS Presidents Floyd Mori and Madalene Mielke.

Eric's Gaining Support - Letters to the Editor

Supporters are reaching out to neighbors and writing letters to the editor sharing the reasons why they support Eric Nakajima for State Representative. Read Paul Wiley and Pat Romney's letter, and Jon Niedzielski's letter in the Daily Hampshire Gazette.

Eric fights for passage of Safe Communities

Eric Nakajima wrote Governor Charlie Baker and Speaker Robert DeLeo to advocate for inclusion of new measures protecting undocumented immigrants in the FY2019 state budget. Read more here. Read the full letters to Governor Baker and Speaker DeLeo.

Eric attends Asian Pacific American Academy

Eric Nakajima attended the Asian Pacific American Institute for Congressional Studies (APAICS) National Leadership Academy in Washington, DC on May 14 & 15th.  The Academy included over 50 participants from across the United States, from Massachusetts to the Marianas Islands.

According to APAICS, there are only 128 Asian and Pacific Americans elected to state offices nationwide.  Eric Nakajima is one of only 245 elected local officials from the Asian and Pacific American community nationwide (  Massachusetts currently has 6 Asian-American legislators in the 200 member House and Senate. Learn more here.

Nakajima Campaign Team Announced

Our campaign has hit the ground running - we're excited to announce our senior campaign team of Leo Maley, Joanne Levenson, and Jamal Cumberbatch.  Learn more about our team here. Better yet, get in touch with us! You can contact Leo Maley directly at

Eric fights for immigrants, Safe Communities Act

Eric joined Eduardo Samaniego, a DACA student, and advocates from Amherst College Democrats and the Pioneer Valley Workers Center to press the Massachusetts Legislature to pass the Safe Communities Act.  Read more about this rally, here.

Eric Nakajima announces campaign for Rep

Eric is excited to get out, meet voters and hear your concerns. Learn more about Eric's announcement that he's running for state representative as a proud, experienced progressive Democrat. Read more here.

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