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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.
Republican National Committee chairman Reince Priebus met with Asian American Republican leaders to talk about their outreach efforts.
Since this year, the GOP is actively courting California with its 55 electoral votes, and its growing Asian American voting block.
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.
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
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.
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
President Obama, born in Hawaii, raised in Indonesia and dubbed by some "the first Asian American president," looks to be embracing that label with an exclusive, $40,000-a-head Bay Area busi
Asian-Americans have largely been ignored by U.S.