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Apr 18, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on Sizable Percentage of First-time Asian American Voters in 2016 Election

Sizable Percentage of First-time Asian American Voters in 2016 Election

posted by Louis Chan

AALDEF 2016 Vote

By Louis Chan
AsAmNews National Correspondent

An election day survey of nearly 14,000 Asian American voters from 55 cities and 14 states has found 30 percent of those polled were first-time voters.

That’s a three percent increase from a similar poll in 2012 also conducted by the Asian American Legal Defense and Education Fund .… Read more

Blogs

Jan 3, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on Blog: A Year of Activism and Protest

Blog: A Year of Activism and Protest

posted by Randall

2016

By Ed Diokno
 
It would be easy to describe the year as an awful year with the highlight – or, lowlight, depending on your point of view – being the election of Donald Trump.
 
But something was happening among Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders that might make 2016 a year to relish. The … Read more

Asian Americans

Jun 9, 2016 Ξ Comments Off on Why Doesn’t the Media Talk about the Asian American Vote?

Why Doesn’t the Media Talk about the Asian American Vote?

posted by Randall

John King

CNN’s John King

 By Ed Diokno

Thank you John King. The CNN analyst was going over the election results  and he was the only commentator to mention the Asian American vote in the California primary. “The Asian vote is the fastest growing vote in the country,” he said. In the last few years, the rate … Read more

Asian Americans

Nov 2, 2015 Ξ Comments Off on Dissecting Why Asian Americans Abandoned the Republican Party, Yet All Is not Hopeless for the GOP

Dissecting Why Asian Americans Abandoned the Republican Party, Yet All Is not Hopeless for the GOP

posted by Randall

Voting

No ethnic group has abandoned the Republican Party faster than Asian Americans, according to The Conversation, yet the Grand Old Party is working hard to turn that around.

Two decades ago 74 percent of the Asian American vote went to the GOP. Since then the Democratic share of the vote has increased from 36 … Read more

Chinese American

May 19, 2014 Ξ Comments Off on Asian Americans Shift decidedly toward Democrats. Republicans scrambling

Asian Americans Shift decidedly toward Democrats. Republicans scrambling

posted by Randall

Asian Pacific Democratic ClubAn analysis by the Gallup Poll has concluded Asian Americans have shifted toward the Democrats in the 21st century more than any other ethnic group.

This as Republicans scramble to win them back.

The New York Times reports Asian Americans have been alienated by the Republican party core constituency of evangelists and the party’s resistance … Read more

East Asian American

Los Angeles Times: Republicans face long odds in winning back Asian American vote

posted by Randall

voteAsian Americans have run away from the Republican party in the last 20 years faster than any other voting group, reports the Los Angeles Times.

That isn’t news to Asian Americans who follow politics closely, but perhaps what is news is the Republicans struggle to win that vote back.

The Grand Old Party which … Read more

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Nov 6, 2013 Ξ Comments Off on People for American Way: Asian American & Latino Voters Boost Terry McAuliffe into Governor’s Office in Virginia

People for American Way: Asian American & Latino Voters Boost Terry McAuliffe into Governor’s Office in Virginia

posted by Randall

Terry McAuliffeExit poll results released by People for the American Way seem to indicate that Asian American and Latino voters provided the margin of victory for Democrat Terry McAuliffe in the race for Governor of Virginia.

 McAuliffe won 48 to 46 percent over Ken Cuccinelli yesterday with 100 percent of the precincts reported.

But the People … Read more

Politics

Oct 8, 2013 Ξ Comments Off on Politico: Ro Khanna Continues Fund Raising Blitz on Incumbent Honda. @RepMikeHonda, @RoKhannaUSA

Politico: Ro Khanna Continues Fund Raising Blitz on Incumbent Honda. @RepMikeHonda, @RoKhannaUSA

posted by Randall

Ro Khanna Silicon Valley entrepreneur Ro Khanna continues to outpace fellow Democrat Rep Mike Honda (D-San Jose) in fundraising, reports Politico.

Khanna raised $504,450 in the third quarter. That’s far less than the more than $1 million last quarter, but still more than Honda.

Honda reports raising $385,000 in the third quarter and now has more … Read more

Blogs

Aug 8, 2013 Ξ Comments Off on Huff Post: Why Progressives Can’t Ignore Asian American Issues

Huff Post: Why Progressives Can’t Ignore Asian American Issues

posted by Randall

In interesting blog appear in the Huffington Post that suggested bringing Asian American issues into the national debate could swing Republican votes on many important issues.

Blogger Jarryd Willis points out that rarely is it mentioned that 1.4 million people of Asian descent are undocumented or that 200,000 Asian youth would qualify … Read more

Politics

Jul 30, 2013 Ξ Comments Off on Zee News: Republicans Grooming a Few Good #Indian American Candidates

Zee News: Republicans Grooming a Few Good #Indian American Candidates

posted by Randall

RepublicansAnyone who watched the Republican National Convention in 2012 saw a sea of white delegates. It was quite a contrast to the party the Democrats put on which looked more like the colorful tapestry which makes up the United States of America.

The Grand Old Party is in desperate need of an image make over … Read more

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