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Asian American Voter Registration Not Matching Population Growth

When I saw the headline, Asian-American Voter Registration Not Matching Population Growth, I wasn’t surprised and of course disappointed. This is one reason why I am motivated to be active in politics – to make-up for my fellow Asian Americans. … 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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Asian Americans non-voters: “Too Busy to Vote”

Despite Asian Americans complaining about being treated badly politically with bills like SCA5, they simply haven’t been turning out to vote. This analysis of Census Data from the Pew Research Center says that over time, Asian American turnout is about … Continue reading

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Final Report on Post-election Survey of 2012 Asian American and Pacific Islanders Voters

A few months after the release of a preliminary report, the National Asian American Survey has released its final report on its 2012 post-election survey of Asian American and Pacific Islander voting.  Some of the more interesting highlights: Although more … Continue reading

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What Canadians can Teach American Conservatives about Getting Asian Votes

To reinforce ties with Asian Canadians, Canada’s conservative Prime Minister Stephen Harper recently sent out Lunar New Year Greetings and celebrated the New Year with Chinese Canadians in Vancouver.  Some Canadians suggest that American conservatives look at Harper as an … Continue reading

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VOTE! If Frank Tanabe Could Do It, So Can You

Vote! If Frank Tanabe could get his absentee ballot filled out while bedridden, you too can vote. Dying of liver cancer, this WWII veteran made his choices after having his daughter read him the options. Tanabe was forced to drop … 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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Asian American Cities are the Most Nonpartisan In California

Asian American voters have been cited as potentially critical swing voters in states like Nevada, Virginia, and Florida, but those looking for Asian American swing voters should look to California. This San Jose Mercury News analysis shows that the 7 … Continue reading

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