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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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“Twittering” the APIA Vote Town Hall

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Nikkei View: The Asian American Blog

Internet technology is such a great, rapidly evolving field, that we’re constantly being presented with new ways to tell stories — to do journalism. Who woulda thunk even just 10 years ago that the Internet would be many people’s main source of news and information?

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Did Asian Americans Swing California for Clinton?

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New American Media, News Report

Editor’s Note: Asian Americans flexed their muscle on Super Tuesday, and emerged as a swing voter bloc in California, where Asian American voters make up 8 percent of the Democratic electorate, reports NAM staff writer Kenneth Kim.  Asian Americans are about 8 percent of the Democratic voters but might have emerged as the new swing vote that helped Hillary Clinton win California. According to a CNN exit poll, about 75 percent of Asian voters cast their ballots for Clinton compared to 23 percent for Obama.

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Parties Ignore Asian American Voters ‘At Their Peril’

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New American Media

Asian Americans represent the fastest growing demographic segment in this country and a critical voting bloc.

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Asian Americans grab Obama's attention

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San Francisco Chronicle

 President Obama, born in Hawaii, raised in Indonesia and dubbed by some "the first Asian American president," looks to be embracing that label with an exclusive, $40,000-a-head Bay Area busi

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Converting surging numbers to votes

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Examiner.com

With their surging numbers, Asian Americans are now shifting their focus from getting counted to converting those numbers into votes.

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Study says that AAPIs can be ‘swing vote’ in Nov elections

Publication: 
Asian Journal

 LOS ANGELES — With a booming population in the United States, the Asian American community is fast becoming the so-called ‘sleeping giant’ that can swing local, state, and federal elections. However, community organizations have observed that political candidates and parties have not paid enough attention to the Asian American community.

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Liveblogging: The APIA Presidential Townhall Forum [Updated]

Publication: 
Sepia Mutiny

Live from the University of California, I am here to give you instantaneous word on the activities of the APIA Presidential Townhall Forum going on right now. It’s 1pm, and I just got here. Volunteers, press, and community leaders are quietly milling around - HRC has a outreach table all set and as of this moment, the McCain and Obama tables are still empty.

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