AALDEF Four-State Exit Poll: More Asian Americans Registering as Democrats

According to a nonpartisan exit poll of 2,538 Asian American voters in the 2017 elections, Asian Americans strongly supported Democratic candidates in four states–Virginia, New Jersey, Massachusetts and New York–with 3 out of 5 voters disapproving of Donald Trump’s performance as president. The multilingual exit poll was conducted by the Asian American Legal Defense and […]

Virginia Governor McAuliffe Holds First AAPI Summit

Governor Terry McAuliffe of Virginia held the first Asian American and Pacific Islander Summit at George Mason University’s Arlington Campus on Sept. 29, 2017. The summit’s speakers included Delegate Mark Keam, a member of CAPA21’s Leadership Council. The summit welcomed all members of the Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) community and business leaders from across […]

Letter from Korean American Electeds to the President

The following is text from a Facebook post by Mark Keam, member of the Virginia House of Delegates, and part of our CAPA21 Leadership Council. Like many of you, I have been concerned by the recent escalating rhetoric between North Korean and American leaders, and the unimaginable consequences of either side acting with military action to […]

AALDEF Poll: 30% of Asian American Voters Cast Ballots for First Time in 2016 Presidential Election

The Asian American Legal Defense and Education Fund (AALDEF) today released the results of its 2016 multilingual exit poll, which found the overwhelming majority of Asian Americans backed Democratic candidates for President and Congress. The largest Asian ethnic groups in the exit poll were Chinese (35%), Asian Indian (13%), Bangladeshi (11%), and Korean (10%). Nearly one-third (30%) were […]