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

Release Date: 
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

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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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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Poll: Obama won 71% of Asian vote

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Politico

Asian American voters came out in droves for President Barack Obama over GOP challenger Mitt Romney, but the country’s fastest growing ethnic group is not wedded to either party, according to a new poll out Wednesday.

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Asians United At AAPI Election Forum

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The Nation

Perhaps Vincent Chin, whose death in 1982 fomented the pan-ethnic Asian American movement, can rest assured that America's leaders have finally heard his community's voice.

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Political parties ignore Asian Americans: poll

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Chicago Tribune

 

 WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The fast-growing Asian American community is largely untapped by the presidential candidates and their political parties even though they are expected to vote in record numbers this fall, an opinion poll showed on Tuesday.

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