Friday, September 8, 2017
With Local Elections Looming, Group Calls on Community Partners to Hold National Voter Registration Day Drives
Washington, DC – In advance of this year’s municipal and statewide elections, 2,000 groups across the country will mobilize to celebrate National Voter Registration Day on September 26, 2017.
Monday, November 7, 2016
Asian Americans are part of the most diverse electorate in American history
Friday, October 28, 2016
Washington, DC — The 2016 election season is coming down to the wire on both national and local elections. Asian Americans Advancing Justice | AAJC (Advancing Justice | AAJC) and Asian Pacific Islander American Vote (APIAVote), two organizations that are committed to the cause of voter protection and education, are hosting an in-language hotline for Asian American voters. From now until Election Day on November 8th, volunteers will be available in eight languages – English, Mandarin, Cantonese, Korean, Vietnamese, Bengali, Urdu, Hindi, and Tagalog – to help tho
Wednesday, October 5, 2016
Washington, DC — Asian and Pacific Islander American Vote (APIAVote) is appalled by the recent "Watters' World" segment on The O'Reilly Factor on Chinese American voters. The segment exploited Asian American stereotypes and exemplified the very issue of China-bashing the report supposedly sought to assess. This racist and derogatory segment damages Chinese American and Asian American communities and exacerbates negative stereotypes towards our communities.
Thursday, September 29, 2016
Washington, DC — On Wednesday, October 5, 2016, the National Asian American Survey (NAAS) will release a report on the voting and policy preferences of Asian American and Pacific Islanders (AAPIs). The telephone survey, conducted in English and 9 Asian languages, is a comprehensive effort to understand patterns of civic engagement AAPI communities. The October 5 release will cover items related to the presidential race, party identification, issue preferences, and ethnic media consumption.
Sunday, August 7, 2016
Pres. Bill Clinton and Gov. Gary Johnson to Address the AAPI Community in Historic “Presidential Election Forum”
LAS VEGAS, N.V. – Former President Bill Clinton on behalf of Democratic presidential nominee Secretary Hillary Clinton, and Libertarian presidential nominee Governor Gary Johnson are confirmed to address the Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) national community on August 12, 2016, in an historic event. In addition, discussions are in final stages with Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump’s campaign on its participation at the:
Monday, June 6, 2016
San Francisco, CA – The Asian American Journalists Association (AAJA) and Asian and Pacific Islander American Vote (APIAVote) announced today a partnership with over thirty professional and community organizations to host a Town Hall event with the invited 2016 presidential candidates, taking place during the 2016 AAJA National Convention August 10 – 13 at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas.
Monday, May 23, 2016
New Data Shows Exclusionary Rhetoric Prompting Seismic Shift in Political Support Among Asian Americans
Washington, DC – A survey released today by Asian Americans Advancing Justice | AAJC, Asian and Pacific Islander American Vote (APIAVote) and AAPI Data demonstrates that exclusionary rhetoric alters significantly the way Asian Americans will vote and how they view candidates. The 2016 Spring Asian American Voter Survey, which was conducted by AAPI Data, polled 1,200 Asian American registered voters.
Saturday, May 21, 2016
"Inclusion vs. Exclusion: 2016 Spring Asian American Voter Survey"
Release of polling data on 1,200 registered Asian American Voters
WASHINGTON, DC – National and state-based leaders in the Asian American civil rights community will release new polling data on Asian American voter attitudes during a press call on Monday, May 23, 2016 at 1:00 p.m. EST. Please register.
Wednesday, January 13, 2016
In his final State of the Union address last night, President Obama called upon Americans to participate in the political process and for the right to vote to be protected. Asian and Pacific Islander American Vote (APIAVote) applauds this sentiment of increased access and better representation of American voters.
Christine Chen, Executive Director of APIAVote, remarked: