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2016 Post-Election National Asian American Survey Results

Earlier this month, the National Asian American Survey (NAAS) finally released their 2016 Post-Election analysis regarding the presidential election and had these interesting observations: In 2016, Asian Americans posted their biggest gains ever in voting, with more than 1.1 million new voters. Between … Continue reading

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DNC 2016 – Day 4 – Quick Chat with CA State Treasurer John Chiang and Governor 2018!

Although I had seen California State Treasury John Chiang several times during the week at the Democratic National Convention, I hadn’t had a chance to do an interview. On Day 4 at the California Delegates Breakfast, I finally did, though only … Continue reading

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Asian American Commercial Watch: APIAVote: George Takei & John Cho – Voice Your Vote

APIAVote, which I’ve blogged about in the past, has just released online their new Public Service Announcement: “#VoiceYourVote: This year, be sure to uplift #AAPIVoices and make your voice heard by registering to vote and voting in the elections.” starring … Continue reading

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Elaine Quijano of CBS News to moderate vice presidential debate

Excerpted from CBS News: CBSN anchor and CBS News correspondent Elaine Quijano has been named the moderator of the 2016 vice presidential debate, the nonpartisan Commission on Presidential Debates announced today. Quijano will be the first anchor of a digital … Continue reading

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Ro Khanna Running for Congress Again – Endorsed by San Jose Mercury News Over Congressman Mike Honda

Ro Khanna Speaking at Santa Clara, California campaign office opening One of the most closely watched Congressional races in 2014, especially from an Asian American and Democratic Party perspective, was when Indian American Ro Khanna challenged long-time incumbent Japanese American … Continue reading

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Asian and Pacific Islander American Vote (APIA) Vote: Turn Out for What

From what I recall, I first heard about Asian and Pacific Islander American Vote (APIA) (“…a national nonpartisan organization that works with partners to mobilize Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders in electoral and civic participation”) when I had attended the … Continue reading

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Ro Khanna Debates Congressman Mike Honda for California’s 17th Congressional Seat

Part 1/3 I had the privilege to attend the only debate (at least in the press pool at NBC Bay Area) this fall between candidate Ro Khanna and Congressman Mike Honda, who is running for re-election for California’s 17th Congressional … Continue reading

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Indicted Leland Yee Gets 320,000 Votes Even After Dropping out of the CA Secretary Race

Leland Yee has been arrested on a number of corruption charges and dropped out of the California Secretary of State race, but 323,000 people managed to do what is pictured here as of the most recent count of California’s primary … Continue reading

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Mitch McConnell’s Wife, Elaine Chao, Fires Back at ‘Far Left’ Group for Racial Slur

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell unveiled his first 2014 re-election campaign ad and in it, his wife, former Labor Secretary Elaine Chao, is featured front and center. In the ad, she references attack ads from the “far left” which recently … Continue reading

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Highlights Of Voter Suppression In Asian America

Since the sixth of November is 2012’s election year, Mother Jones recently put out an article on the timeline of voter suppression in America. What’s interesting about the piece is that many individuals from Asian American history are right there … Continue reading

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