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Asian Americans

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

Asian Americans

Asian American Votes Are Worth Less than Whites and Black Votes

posted by Randall

Vote T-shirtThe old adage one person, one vote doesn’t seem to apply in the presidential election for people of color.
 
An analysis by the Center for Economic and Policy Research has found Asian American votes are only worth 0.93 of 1 vote, Latinos 0.91, Blacks 0.95 and Whites 1.0
 
How can that be? Under … Read more

Blogs

Blog: Hate in Trump’s America

posted by Mandy Day

Trump Hate IncidentsBy Mandy Day
AsAmNews Staff Writer

A Muslim woman at San Diego State University is accosted, verbally abused, and has her car stolen by Trump supporters. An Asian American friend picks their child up early from school because the relentless bullying by children who support Donald Trump’s views on people of color became too much. … Read more

Asian Americans

Mar 15, 2016 Ξ Comments Off on Hey, There are Asians Up in Those Hills

Hey, There are Asians Up in Those Hills

posted by Randall

Election 2016Super Tuesday II has arrived.

The way the Republicans are going at it it really does feel like round 2.

Voters in Florida, Ilinois, Missouri, North Carolina and Ohio go to the polls today.

According to APIAVote, the impact of Asian American, Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander voters will be felt.  There are 127,000 and … Read more

Blogs

Feb 24, 2016 Ξ Comments Off on Blog: Eyewitness about KKK: “I’m speechless” Trump Trumps Opponents in Nevada

Blog: Eyewitness about KKK: “I’m speechless” Trump Trumps Opponents in Nevada

posted by Randall
KKK Supports Donald Trump

KKK Supports Donald Trump

By Ed Diokno
 

When the dust settled in the Republican Caucus in Nevada, it wasn’t even close. Billionaire Donald Trump won more than double the votes of his nearest rival, Marco Rubio. Just behind Rubio was Sen. Ted Cruz.

 

“We love Nevada. We love Nevada,” said Trump in … Read more

Blogs

Jan 1, 2016 Ξ Comments Off on Blogs: Nerds of the World Unite … Fight the Evil Empire Threatening Our Country

Blogs: Nerds of the World Unite … Fight the Evil Empire Threatening Our Country

posted by Randall

Star Wars Super Pac

By Ed Diokno

How in the world does one combine the Jedi Knights from Star Wars, the ongoing presidential campaign, combating apathy with an Asian American angle?

Thanks to Darren Criss, we can introduce the U.S. Rebel Alliance, which targets that demographic least likely to vote, but also the group with the most influence. … Read more

Community Issues

Apr 22, 2013 Ξ Comments Off on Nearly 60% of Asian Americans in Texas Support Obama and Immigration Reform, Study Shows

Nearly 60% of Asian Americans in Texas Support Obama and Immigration Reform, Study Shows

posted by Gracie Zheng

Ballot57% of Asian Americans polled in Texas voted for Obama during the presidential election last November, according to a recent survey by the Asian American Legal Defense and Education Fund (AALDEF).

The findings are based on an exit poll of 613 Asian American voters in Texas, the largest survey of its kind in the nation.… Read more

Community Issues

Feb 24, 2013 Ξ Comments Off on Yahoo: Majority of Filipino American Voters Voted for Barack Obama

Yahoo: Majority of Filipino American Voters Voted for Barack Obama

posted by Randall

 

ballotNew survey results released from a poll taken by the Asian American Legal Defense & Education Fund found an overwhelming majority of Filipino Americans voted for Barack Obama over Mitt Romney, reports Yahoo

Many pre-election projections predicted the Filipino American community would lean towards Romney, but the multi-lingual AALDEF poll found 65% voted for … Read more

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