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Facing Fraud or Saving Face?

Survey of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders 50 Years and Older on Fraud and Scams by Angela Houghton, AARP Research (originally posted at AARP Research) Older Americans are particularly vulnerable as targets of certain kinds of fraud; and frauds and scams affect diverse populations in distinct ways. Yet, there is relatively little data about the Read More

Asian American Voters in the 2016 Election, Part 2

Our first installment on Asian American voters reviewed the potential for this often disregarded group to be pivotal in 2016 and reported findings from the most recent survey of their vote preferences in this year’s presidential and Congressional races. Asian American voters, in sum, find overwhelming favor with Hillary Clinton over Donald Trump and with Read More

Asian American Voters In The 2016 Election

With the debates now in the rear view mirror and less than three weeks ahead before Election Tuesday, Asian American Decisions is excited to report out some fresh new results on where Asian Americans stand on this election. Media coverage of this long, rancorous, and at times closely contested election has been flooded with polling Read More

From Marginalized to Margin of Victory

[Adapted from remarks delivered as featured speaker for the Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus Symposium in celebration of APA Heritage Month, 13 May, Washington, DC.] With every new election cycle, there is always some new buzz about a segment of the electorate that politicians and politicos believe will hold the key to the election. As Read More

Asian American voters show strong support for immigration reform

President Obama’s use of his discretionary executive powers to address immigration policy this week will be seen by some as his fulfillment on a principled promise. Others will see it as a calculated overture to Latino voters, whose views on immigration are well defined and have clear consequences for the future success of the Democratic Read More

Did Asian Americans switch parties overnight? No.

This article originally appeared at the Monkey Cage Blog at The Washington Post Buried in the blue and red bars of the exit poll results from Tuesday’s midterm elections is an astonishing figure. Asian Americans were nearly evenly split in their voting in congressional races: 50 percent to 49 percent, with a nod to Democrats Read More

Asian American Decisions releases 2014 election eve poll results

In 2014 Asian American Decisions interviewed 1,150 Asian American and Pacific Islander voters in advance of the November 2014 election.  The survey provides an important contrast to the National Exit Poll which only interviewed 304 total Asian Americans.  The Asian American Decisions poll was implemented by telephone to landline and cellphones, using live callers and available Read More

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