In the Tuesday’s election, all the four Indian-American Democrat members of the House of Representatives were re-elected.
Also, a member of the community won the position of Attorney General in Wisconsin state.
Representing a constituency near Chicago in Illinois, Raja Krishnamoorthi won nearly 66% of the votes, defeating his challenger JD Diganvker, an Indian-American of the Republican Party.
Ami Bera and Ro Khanna from California and Pramila Jeyapal from Washington State were other House candidates who were re-elected.
While none of the other Indian-Americans running for Congress hit the big time.
With a margin of 1% of the votes in a tight race, Democrat Josh Kaul was elected Attorney General of Wisconsin.
Kaul will be the second Indian-American Attorney General after Gurbir Grewal, who is a turban-wearing Sikh in New Jersey where Attorneys General are appointed by the Governor and not elected.
With only around 3.5% of the votes, Shiva Ayyadurai, who ran as an Independent lost badly against Massachusetts Democratic Senator Elizabeth Warren.
According to a database of the Indian American Impact Fund and Desis for Progress, at least seven other Indians ran for Congress on Democratic Party tickets but lost.
Running for the House as a Republican from Connecticut, Harry Arora lost.
Also, the database showed that six Indian-American Democrats had been elected to State legislatures for the very first time.