"This issue first came up in September when the political club Asian Wave Alliance endorsed Chang over Abbate, who raised the issue. The club then called Chang back for a review.
“We asked him ‘would you be eligible to be the assemblymember should you be elected?’” says the Club’s founder Yiatin Chu. “And he said yes. We didn’t ask him to show us any proof. We have to ask the question for him to affirm that, and he did.”