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Asian American Vote

Asian Americans in the OC: A Force to be Reckoned With

Sylvia Kim | Posted 04.12.2016 | Politics
Sylvia Kim

The statistics are undeniable. With over 600,000 Asian Americans currently living in Orange County, Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians and Pacific Is...

The State of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders Is Growing Stronger--But Not for the Reasons Many Think

Christopher Kang | Posted 01.13.2016 | Politics
Christopher Kang

Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders must join this effort to push back on harmful stereotypes, but at the same time, we must promote the emerging strength of our community. If we don't define our own strength, we will allow others to do it for us -- or worse, to assume we have no strength at all.

The Increasingly Important Asian-American Vote, In 5 Charts

The Washington Post | Nia-Malika Henderson | Posted 10.08.2014 | Politics

While Latinos are the most talked-about demographic in American elections, Asian Americans are actually the fastest growing demographic in America (as...

New Asian GOP Group Rolls Out Its First Endorsements

The Hill | Posted 10.01.2014 | Politics

A new Asian-American GOP group, the Asian Republican Coalition, is rolling out the first endorsements in the group's history....

Why Do Asian Americans Vote for Democrats?

Caroline Chen | Posted 02.02.2013 | Politics
Caroline Chen

That the majority of Hispanics voted for President Obama this November surprised no one. But what may have been less expected is that 73 percent of Asian American voters cast their ballots for Obama.

Asian Americans: The Up-for-Grabs Electorate

Mee Moua | Posted 01.06.2013 | Politics
Mee Moua

In an election season where winners and losers will be determined by the slimmest of margins, my own experience tells me that those who continue to overlook the Asian American and Pacific Islander voting bloc do so at their own peril.

Elise Foley

Immigrants Likely To Be Better Represented Than Ever In Congress | Elise Foley | Posted 10.24.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- There will likely be a record number of legislators from immigrant communities in Congress next year, but those populations will still b...

Courting Asian Voters

Heath Brown | Posted 07.21.2012 | Politics
Heath Brown

The number of Asians in the country is on the rise. Will this group of voters be courted by candidates to the same extent as other constituencies?

Kamala Harris & Asian Americans

Gautam Dutta | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Gautam Dutta

Harris is certainly the first African American woman to become a District Attorney in California. But she's also the first Asian American to accomplish that impressive feat.

Time Running Out For Filipino Veterans

Jonah Lalas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Jonah Lalas

Many thousands of Filipinos answered Roosevelt's call to join the U.S. forces fighting Japan in the Philippines, but had been denied the benefits they were promised until last month.

A Victory for the Asian-American Community

Jonah Lalas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jonah Lalas

The Filipino veterans have received their due, but Asian workers have not. It is up Asian activists to continue to educate and politicize our youth.

Asian Immigration: A Family Affair, A Chicago Perspective

Esther J. Cepeda | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Esther J. Cepeda

To look at the news coverage, the 'broken immigration system' is about Latinos and their extended families, as if every single one of the "12 million" illegal immigrants in the U.S. came from Tijuana.

The Passage of Prop 8: Do The Math

Disgrasian | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The shame that we feel today over Prop 8 is only directed at our collective failure, which we need to figure out how to rectify. All of us. Together.

Sign O' the Times

Disgrasian | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

I really don't care who people vote for. Okay, maybe I care a little, but what I'm mostly concerned with is that people care about who they themselves are voting for.

The Asian-American Minority Swing Vote

Natasha Chen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Natasha Chen

Hispanics and African Americans dominate debate of the minority vote. But Asian and Pacific Islanders, who comprise the third largest ethnic minority, could prove the decisive swing group come November.