Asian American Pacific Islander Vote in 2016 - 5:10
"Our community and our base of voters are traditionally newer. They also don't like to be pigeon-holed as Democrat or Republican. It's really about the issues and it's really about that long-standing relationship with that candidate. ... So, since 2012, the Republicans and Democrats are courting the Asian American / Pacific Islander vote."
Posted Jan 29, 2016
Asian Americans could play an important role in the election of the next President. Christine Chen, Executive Director of Asian and Pacific Islander American Vote - APIA Vote - discusses efforts to mobilize these groups. Chen stated, "Our community and our base of voters are traditionally newer. They also don't like to be pigeon-holed as Democrat or Republican. It's really about the issues and it's really about that long-standing relationship with that candidate. ... So, since 2012, the Republicans and Democrats are courting the Asian American / Pacific Islander vote." Visit APIA vote on the web, on Facebook or follow on Twitter.
Produced by: National Newsmakers Team
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