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APIAVote News Bulletin
WASHINGTON, D.C.-- APIAVote this week congratulates President-elect Barack Obama and Vice President-elect Joe Biden, and commends the naming of Asian American Pacific Islanders (AAPIs) to the Obama-Biden Transition Team, namely former APIAVote board member Sonal Shah of the Google Foundation.
WASHINGTON, DC-- Asian American Pacific Islanders (AAPIs) participated Tuesday in an election that will go down in history with high turnout rates-- especially among minorities, new voters, and young voters. APIAVote partners and coalitions in 14 states turned out thousands of voters yesterday in the efforts to increase civic participation in the fastest growing minority community in the nation.
Final push in 14 states to mobilize and educate voters before November 4
It has been quite a packed summer for APIAVote, and the rest of the summer is no different! Over the past few weeks, we've worked with local and national partners to strengthen voter mobilization efforts in 12 states, hired new field and communications staff, and finished our community organizer toolkit. This month, we will have a presence at both the DNC & RNC Conventions to celebrate AAPI political leadership! Read below for APIAVote headlines:
National Day of Action is Last Big Boost to Register Almost 7 million Eligible AAPI Voters in 14 States! There are 34 days left until the election! And only 5 days left for many states (CO, FL, HI, MI, OH, TX, PA, and VA to name a few) until the deadline to register to vote.
We encourage you to REGISTER TO VOTE if you have not already. On Saturday, October 4, 2008 - APIAVote, along with dozens of National and Local organizations are participating in a National Day of Action to register voters.
Rozita Lee, President, APALA-Nevada / 702.408.8250
Byron Yuzon, One Nevada / 702.513.0211
Naomi T. Tacuyan / email@example.com / 202.223.9170
WASHINGTON, DC-- Asian Pacific Islander American Vote (APIAVote) partners & affiliates today announce Saturday, October 4, 2008, as its National Day of Action for Voter Registration, as well as a conference call this coming Thursday, October 2, 2008 to brief all interested parties about the importance of the AAPI vote this election, and how grassroots organizations are mobilizing AAPI voters to register and head to the polls on Election Day.
Las Vegas, NV--Over 20 participants representing over 12 different states gathered in Nevada this past weekend to participate in APIAVote's Partners' Meeting, a boot camp empha