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One of the more surprising voting trends in American politics over the past two decades is the dramatic shift of Asian Americans toward the Democratic Party.
There is a natural tendency to assume that if you don’t know about something, it likely does not exist. I fell into such a trap recently, replying to a questioner that there just wasn’t much polling giving us insight into the Asian American community. I was wrong.
Asian American voters came out in droves for President Barack Obama over GOP challenger Mitt Romney, but the country’s fastest growing ethnic group is not wedded to either party, according to a new poll out Wednesday.
Christine Chen, firstname.lastname@example.org, 202-223-9170
AAPI vote contributed a net 1.4 million votes to President Obama’s total popular vote margin of victory; Issues driving the AAPI vote included immigration, racial discrimination, health and environment
The Northern Virginian Asian American Pacific Islander (AAPI) vote is, and will be, the margin of victory in this year's presidential election and the critical vote to re-elect President Obama and move this country forward.
With the general election now in the final stretch many different groups and organizations are getting the message out about the upcoming race. One group, which is focusing its attention on a growing voter demographic in the state, says southeast Michigan and Oakland County in particular will play an important role on Nov. 6.
Election turnout among young people of color, including African Americans, Latinos and Native Americans, may drop by nearly 700,000 voters in states with new photo ID laws, a decline potentially impacting presidential contests in the battleground states of Florida and Pennsylvania, according to a report released today by the Black Youth Project.
Toby Chaudhuri at 978-884-8626
Christine Chen at 703-593-0000
PRESIDENTIAL CAMPAIGNS TO MAKE THEIR CASE TO ASIAN AMERICAN AND PACIFIC ISLANDER VOTERS AT NATIONAL FORUM IN NORTHERN VIRGINIA SATURDAY
Nation’s Fastest Growing Racial Group Demands Political Attention of Candidates; Thousands to Join Presidential Town Hall at Three Dozen Events in More Than A Dozen States