Friday 24th March 2017,

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Bad Ass Asians

The Times is Now. Register to Vote

posted by Randall
Ken Jeong

Actor Ken Jeong urges people to register to vote.

 

OCT. 24 is the deadline for registering to vote in California.

Besides being the fastest-growing racial group in the U.S., Asian Americans have the highest income and are the best educated – both factors that have traditionally produced high voter turnout.However, as a

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Blogs

Asian Americans Leaving Power on the Table

posted by Louis Chan

By Louis Chan
AsAmNews National Correspondent

What’s up Asian America?

You’ve probably heard the stereotype. Asian Americans are passive. Asian Americans are quiet. Asian Americans are pushovers.

When it comes to the ballot box, too many Asian Americans are falling into that stereotype. Yes, they are being … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

Time for Asian Americans to Power Up

posted by Randall

Vote T-shirtNational Voter Registration Day is next Tuesday, and APIA Vote is mobilizing the community to celebrate voter registration and mobilize the Asian American vote.

They are selling “Ask Me Why I Vote” T-shirts for a small $25 donation.

You can also buy a “Register and Vote” Button to go with your t-shirt! Each button … Read more

Asian Americans

‘Register to vote’ garners more interest than ‘Kim Kardashian’ in Google Searches

posted by Louis Chan
Balloon drop at DNC

Balloons rained down at the conclusion of the Democratic National Convention.

By Ed Diokno   

I couldn’t believe my eyes! During the last night of the Democratic National Convention, there were more people Googling “register to vote” than “Kim Kardashian.”

By the time that Democratic Party nominee Hillary Clinton finished her speech, “register to vote’ was … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

IBJ News: Indian American Starts New PAC to Increase Immigrant Political Involvement

posted by Jason Fong

Although a fast growing segment of the Indiana population, the level of political participation by Asian Americans does not correspondingly match their rise in prominence. Indian American Raju Chinthala first became aware of this problem this year, after seeing despairingly low numbers of Asian American registered voters.

According to the Indianapolis Business Journal, Chinthala … Read more

Chinese American

Anti-affirmative action group wants to put scare in Democrats after SCA5

posted by Randall

vote80-20, one of the most outspoken opponents of affirmative action in the Asian American community, has launched a Republican voter education drive.

The group is headed by SB Woo, a former Lieutenant Governor from Delaware in the 1980s. A former Democrat himself, Woo is now reportedly registered as an independent.

On 80-20’s website and in … Read more

Community Issues

Parmasus Post: Asian Americans File Brief in US Supreme Court Protesting Arizona Voter Registration Law. @AALDEF

posted by Randall

ballot The Asian American Legal Defense & Education Fund filed a U.S. Supreme Court brief opposing a Arizona law imposing voter registration requirements that it says hurts naturalized citizens, reports the Parmasus Post,

Proposition 200 requires that naturalized American citizens submit documented proof of citizenship in person. American born citizens can submit their birth certificates … Read more

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