The Asian American Vote in the 2016 Election
"For the Asian-American community, one of the largest barriers they face is actually the language barrier. Our population has about 60% that are born in another country. 3 in 4 speak a language other than English at home. And ... 1 in 2 adults ... actually has difficulty with the English language."
Those who voted in the last presidential election created the most racially and ethnically diverse electorate in U.S. history. Nearly 1 in 4 votes were cast by non-whites. That trend is expected to continue this year, but barriers still exist for some populations. A conversation with Terry Ao Minnis, Director of Census and Voting Programs at Asian Americans Advancing Justice.
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