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APIAVote Calls for Supreme Court to Strike Down Indiana Voter ID Legislation

Release Date: 
November 19, 2007

WASHINGTON, DC – Today leaders of the Asian & Pacific Islander American Vote (APIAVote), a non-partisan non-profit civic engagement organization, addressed the United States Supreme Court's consideration of an Indiana law that requires voters to present photo identification at the polls.



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2007 Asian American Candidates Galvanize Asian American Voters

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November 13, 2007

WASHINGTON, D.C. - With the November 6 elections, Asian Americans were elected and re-elected to local, city and statewide office from Las Cruces , New Mexico to Louisiana to Fitchburg , Massachusetts .



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Bobby Jindal, the First Indo American Wins Gubernatorial Seat of Louisiana

Release Date: 
October 23, 2007

Washington, DC -- Bobby Jindal, a 36-year old Republican Congressman (First District) takes helm as the new Governor of Lousiana, winning the election with 53% of the vote. Highlighting his roots as the son of Indian immigrants on the campaign trail, Jindal's story seemed to resonate with Louisiana voters. His parents migrated to Baton Rouge after his mother took a post-graduate degree in nuclear physics almost forty years ago. His father was an engineer from Punjab.



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APIAVote Demands Unbiased Reporting and Accurate Portrayal of Asian American and Pacific Islander Political Involvement

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October 22, 2007

Washington, DC- Leaders of Asian & Pacific Islander American Vote (APIAVote), a non-partisan non-profit civic engagement organization, once again calls for responsible reporting and portrayal of Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) civ



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APIAVote Urges Responsible Reporting in Coverage of Asian Americans and the Political Press

Release Date: 
August 30, 2007

Washington, DC -Leaders of Asian and Pacific Islander American Vote (APIAVote), a nonpartisan nonprofit civic engagement organization, today urged media outlets to examine how their ongoing coverage of allegations involving political campaign donations by individuals of Asian descent may  wrongly generalize the civic eng



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Groundbreaking Asian American College Students Organizing for the Presidential Election and Beyond

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October 26, 2004
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Stephanie Chang
(734) 751-9814

Gainesville, FL- With the help of the National Asian American Student Conference (NAASCon), Asian Pacific Islander American (APIA) Vote 2004, and South Asian American Voting Youth (SAAVY), Asian American college students across the country are organizing around the 2004 Presidential Election like never before.



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Pete Hoekstra Super Bowl ad slammed

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Detroit Free Press

U.S. Senate candidate Pete Hoekstra's Super Bowl Sunday ad has drawn criticism from Republicans, Democrats, ministers and Asian Americans.But former U.S. Rep. Hoekstra, a Holland Republican, defended the ad this morning, saying it was meant to draw a clear contrast between him and the senator he’s trying to defeat, Debbie Stabenow.

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Asian Americans: The Untapped Constituency

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US News and World Report

In the fight for independents, Hispanics and women, Republicans and Democrats alike seem to have forgotten about one of the fastest growing populations in the United States, Asian Americans. A poll out Tuesday shows that while Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders are on the rise in important swing states like Nevada, Virginia and Florida, candidates from both parties are doing little to court them. 

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Asian-Americans: Forgotten no more

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Examiner.com
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