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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.
Why she's influential: Because she rocks the AAPI vote. A Filipina who hails from the U.S. island territory of Guam, Naomi T. Tacuyan is currently APIAVote's Deputy Director, managing media and partner communications, refocusing the organization's branding efforts and online presence, and providing media strategy trainings and technical assistance for APIAVote partners. In the 2008 elections, APIAVote was instrumental in bringing to light the growing importance of the Asian American and Pacific Islander vote.
During the past several elections, we’ve heard a lot about Latino voters and how candidates are trying to win their support. But why is it that we hear so little about Asian-American voters? According to the Census, both groups grew by 43 percent between 2000 and 2010. And Asian and Pacific Islanders vote at roughly the same rate as Latinos.
Democratic and Republican political candidates are not tapping into the voting power of one of Illinois’ fastest-growing populations, according to a new poll of Asian-American political attitudes. The findings are part of a national survey by by Lake Research Partners on behalf of APIAVote and the Asian American Justice Center.
Within the vocabulary of today’s political campaigns, few words are employed for rhetorical effect as frequently and casually as that of “diversity.”
Students, congressmen and community members from all over California gathered for the first-ever Asian and Pacific Islander American Vote Presidential Town Hall meeting at the Bren Events Center. The May 17 conference included both entertainment as well as serious discussion. It was hosted in hopes of encouraging more votership amongst the Asian community and to spread awareness of the presidential candidates’ views on issues they would find relevant.
GUAM - Naomi Tacuyan Underwood, former Guam resident and 1998 graduate of Harvest Christian Academy, was recently named as one of the 100 Most Influential Filipina Women in the U.S., a recognition given by the Filipina Women's Network (FWN) to women for their exceptional work in their fields of expertise and for their inspiring leadership and achievements in the U.S. workplace and communities.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama, whose campaign has focused heavily on courting Hispanic voters ahead of the November 6 election, re
A majority of Asian-American voters in Nevada favor President Barack Obama over Republican contender Mitt Romney, 54 percent to 29 percent, results of a recent poll showed.But since 1 in 6 of these voters is still undecided, the Republican campaign can still tip the state towards its favor, the poll showed.