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Nov 7, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on Asian American Poll Monitors Fan Out Guarding Against Election Fraud

Asian American Poll Monitors Fan Out Guarding Against Election Fraud

posted by Randall

VotePoll monitors in New York, Virginia, Massachusetts and New Jersey will be keeping a watchful eye out for voter fraud against Asian Americans today.
 
The action by the Asian American Legal Defense and Education Fund takes on added significance this year after racist mailers were sent out calling for the deportation of two Asian … Read more

Asian Americans

Oct 29, 2016 Ξ Comments Off on AAPI Groups Open Election Hotline, Organize Poll Monitors to Protect Voting Rights

AAPI Groups Open Election Hotline, Organize Poll Monitors to Protect Voting Rights

posted by Louis Chan

Vote T-shirt
By Louis Chan
AsAmNews National Correspondent

Asian Americans Advancing Justice and Asian Pacific Islander American Vote have opened a national election hotline that will be available through election day, November 8.

The hotline is available to answer your questions about voting, how to find a polling place, or to learn about any ID requirements.

“As … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

Asian American New York Supreme Court Justice Forced to Fight for Spot on Ballot

posted by Randall

Doris Ling-Cohan

By Ed Diokno

Justice Doris Ling-Cohan of the New York Supreme Court will get her day in court.

The Manhattan Democratic Party will nominate Ling-Cohan for the ballot for re-election as a state Supreme Court justice this fall at the party’s Sept. 22 convention, sources said. The action reverses a screening panel’s earlier decision that … Read more

Asian Americans

Aug 5, 2016 Ξ Comments Off on NY Post: Political Aide Fired after Questionable Comments about Asians Surface

NY Post: Political Aide Fired after Questionable Comments about Asians Surface

posted by Randall
Danny Randell

Danny Randell
Courtesy Twitter

The last thing someone hired to do outreach to the Asian vote needed was some offensive comments he made about the Asian community.

But as the NY Post reports, that’s what happened to Daniel Randell who worked for State Sen. Toby Ann Stavisky (D-Queens), or at least he used to.

Randell … Read more

Asian Americans

Apr 21, 2016 Ξ Comments Off on Exit Poll Finds New York Chinatown Voters Backed Clinton and Trump

Exit Poll Finds New York Chinatown Voters Backed Clinton and Trump

posted by Randall

VotingAn exit poll of 513 voters in New York Chinatown has found just as with the rest of the state, Chinatown voters overwhelmingly supported Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump in the race for president.

The poll conducted by the Asian American Legal Defense & Education Fund also revealed the big issue among Chinatown voters was … Read more

Asian Americans

Apr 19, 2016 Ξ Comments Off on Poll Monitors Keeping close Eye on New York Primary

Poll Monitors Keeping close Eye on New York Primary

posted by Randall

Election 2016

The Asian American Legal Defense and Education Fund
(AALDEF), a New York-based national civil rights organization, will
dispatch attorneys and volunteers to document voter problems and the
availability of language assistance today in New York
City during the primary.

In addition to the New York Democratic and Republican presidential
primaries, there is a special election … Read more

Community Issues

Mar 24, 2015 Ξ Comments Off on NY Times: Back Wages Ordered for Korean Restaurant Workers

NY Times: Back Wages Ordered for Korean Restaurant Workers

posted by Randall

Kun Gang SangA judge has ordered a Korean restaurant in New York to pay $2.67 million dollars in back wages, reports the New York Times.

The order follows a lawsuit filed by 11 workers at Kum Gang San who say they worked 16 hour days with no overtime and below minimum wage. They also said the … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

Something Is Rotten at Whole Foods

posted by ShirleyNLew

Whole FoodsBy Shirley N Lew

It is with great sadness that the work I’ve done with the assistance of Chris Kwok of the Asian American Bar Association of New York (AABANY) on behalf of my friend, Kwok Ming Cheng, has come to an end.

Ever since an employee of Whole Foods Market in Lower … Read more

Asian Americans

Nov 9, 2014 Ξ Comments Off on Daily Beast: How Much More Did Asian Americans Vote Repubican

Daily Beast: How Much More Did Asian Americans Vote Repubican

posted by Randall

voteOne thing is certain. More Asian Americans voted Republican in 2014 than in 2012.

How much Asians swung Republican depends on who you believe.

According to the Daily Beast, the swing is not completely surprising since 40 percent of Asian Americans don’t identify with either party.

“This is where Republicans hope they have an … Read more

Asian Americans

Oct 31, 2014 Ξ Comments Off on AALDEF to Monitor Voter Problems in 11 States

AALDEF to Monitor Voter Problems in 11 States

posted by Randall

 VotingThe Asian American Legal Defense and Education Fund (AALDEF), a 40-year old national civil rights organization, will dispatch over 500 attorneys, law students, and community volunteers to 11 states to document voter problems on Election Day November 4. AALDEF will also conduct a nonpartisan multilingual exit poll in 12 languages to get a snapshot of … Read more

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