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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

Release Date: 
October 26, 2004
Contact: 

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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Candidates: Where’s the API Recognition?

Publication: 
AsianWeek

Super Tuesday surprise: I blew it. I predicted Super Tuesday would determine our Democratic candidate for president, and I was wrong. Instead we are faced with a close contest between two electrifying, history-making candidates: Clinton versus Obama. I love it. I have never seen so much enthusiasm, participation and political activity among the Asian Pacific Islander community.

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In the Spotlight: Asian Americans on the Political Stage

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Nichi Bei Times

t's election time again and the stakes are high as to who will be the nation's next president. And with all the political activity on the national and local level, the timing couldn't be better for the unveiling of two reports on the political preferences and emerging influence of Asian Pacific Americans (APAs).

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Politico Playbook

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POLITICO

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Obama reaches out to Asian Americans ahead of November election

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Reuters

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. 

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Asian-American vote key for both parties

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Politico

Four years ago, Barack Obama captured 62 percent of the Asian-American vote. But in the 2012 cycle, Mitt Romney’s campaign may have found the formula to chip away at that margin, and in swing states with booming Asian populations like Virginia, Nevada and Florida, that could make all the difference.

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Asian Americans could swing outcome in battleground states

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MSNBC Jansing and Co

 

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Hypocrisy, Democracy in ‘06 and Beyond

Publication: 
AsianWeek

Our country continues to struggle with Democracy 1.0, the best political system that was available in the 18th century. Unfortunately, most of the rest of the world has moved on to Democracy 2.0 and beyond, with proportional representation, instant runoff voting and other expressive innovations.

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APIAVote ensures high AAPI voters turnout in U.S. election

Publication: 
Silicon India

Washington: 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.

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