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Over 70 percent of Asian-Americans voters cast their ballot for President Barack Obama in 2012
A detailed analysis of a multilingual exit poll of 9,096 Asian American voters in 37 cities in 14 states and the District of Columbia has found that South Asians collectively, and in their diverse ethnic groups, voted overwhelmingly for Democrat President Barack Obama over Republican Gov. Mitt Romney in the November presidential election.
In the Nov. 6 election, Asian American voters, including South Asian Americans in New York and Michigan, were denied their voting rights, the New York-based Asian American Legal Defense and Education Fund reported recently.
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WASHINGTON—Asian American Justice Center (AAJC), Asian and Pacific Islander American Vote (APIAVote), and National Asian American Survey (NAAS) today issued the following statement on the release of census analysis on the voting participation rates in Election 2012:
With less than a month left before the U.S. presidential election, candidates are seeking support of minority groups to boost their winning chances in swing states such as Virginia. This strategy puts Northern Virginia localities, the most diverse in the state, on the campaigns’ priority lists.
WASHINGTON, May 8, 2012 (Reuters) — President Barack Obama, whose campaign has focused heavily on courting Hispanic voters ahead of the November 6 election, reached out to another important and sometimes overlooked voting group on Tuesday: Asian Americans. A recent poll showed the fast-growing Asian American community is largely untapped by presidential candidates even though they are expected to vote in record numbers this fall.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama, whose campaign has focused heavily on courting Hispanic voters ahead of the November 6 election, re