This report includes findings from the 2016 National Asian American Survey (NAAS), a nationally representative survey of 2,238 Asian American and 305 Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander (NHPI) adult interviews conducted by telephone from August 10 to September 29, 2016. This particular report focuses on the 1,694 Asian American and 261 NHPI registered voters who took the survey, with an overall margin of error +/- 3.5%. Future reports will examine the policy views of Native Hawaiians and Pacific Islanders in greater depth and civic engagement among noncitizens and citizens alike.
Understanding the opinions, priorities, and positions of Asian American voters is critical for us to not only better understand what our communities care about, but to also better amplify these opinions and priorities to those that shape policies and make decisions that affect all of us.
Asian Americans are part of the most diverse electorate in American history
Washington, DC — The 2016 election season is coming down to the wire on both national and local elections. Asian Americans Advancing Justice | AAJC (Advancing Justice | AAJC) and Asian Pacific Islander American Vote (APIAVote), two organizations that are committed to the cause of voter protection and education, are hosting an in-language hotline for Asian American voters. From now until Election Day on November 8th, volunteers will be available in eight languages – English, Mandarin, Cantonese, Korean, Vietnamese, Bengali, Urdu, Hindi, and Tagalog – to help tho
We're excited to launch the new apiavote.org website today! This new website puts the voter first—giving you easy access to voter registration information, state-by-state breakdown of election rules and deadlines, in-language pages to support our limited English proficient voters, and more.
With half a year left until Election Day, apiavote.org is built to be a hub for Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander (AANHPI) voters. Here are some of the things you can now do:
Alton Wang, Communications and Development Associate, joins BBC News to discuss Asian American voters in the 2016 Election Cycle.
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"With just two weeks to go before the general election, community nonprofits have been hard at work making sure Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) voters head to the polls on Nov. 8."