March Fong Eu, the first Asian American woman to hold an elected constitutional statewide office in the United States and who was not shy about using political stunts to gain publicity, has died at the age of 95.
California Governor Jerry Brown and his wife Anne released a … Read more
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… Read more
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
They are selling “Ask Me Why I Vote” T-shirts for a small $25 donation.
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
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.
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.
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