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Cable Industry and APIAVote Announce "Our Time to Vote," a $5 Million National Multi-Cultural Voter Education and Registration Campaign

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December 13, 2007
Contact: 

Brooke Manbeck, 215.286.5092, brooke_manbeck@comcast.com
Naomi Tacuyan, 202.223.9170, naomi@apiavote.org

Comcast, Time Warner, Cox Communications, Inc.



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

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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

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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

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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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Voicing the Asian Pacific Islander Vote

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AsianWeek

What does Asian America think about the current presidential election? If you only pay attention to the mainstream media, you could come away with the impression that Asian Americans are not involved in the democratic process — or don’t really care. And this may also seem a bit ironic, considering that the presumptive Democratic nominee was born in Hawai‘i, went to school as a child in Indonesia and has a half-Indonesian half-sister .

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Asian vote poised to give Obama a second term

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The Examiner

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Poll finds Asian American and Pacific Islanders favor Obama

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IndUS Business Journal

 Following an IndUS Business Journal political poll of Asian Indians earlier this year, the Asian American Justice Center and APIAVote have recently released a poll of Asian American and Pacific Islanders that similarly found that President Barack Obama is in high favor compared to other candidates for the 2012 Presidential Election. 

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