Interview with Bill Wong

Interview with Bill Wong

Today we welcome back to the program political consultant, Bill Wong. Bill Wong recently released his new book Better to Win: Hardball Lessons in Leadership, Influence, & the Craft of Politics. We discuss the book, contemporary politics, the Asian American community, and more of Wong’s work. 

(04:22) Wong’s journey from China to Northern CA
(10:21) Lessons learned from playing football and Wong’s education path
(16:36) Working for Mike Honda and Judy Chu
(24:06) The effects of member turnover
(28:16) Talking door to door campaigning and API progress
(36:20) Wong’s future in politics

This episode was recorded on 05/16/2023

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