AALDEF Report: The Asian American Vote in 2016

Today, the Asian American Legal Defense and Education Fund (AALDEF) released a new report with detailed findings from its nonpartisan multilingual exit poll of 13,846 Asian American voters in the November 2016 elections. The exit poll found that the overwhelming majority of Asian Americans backed Democratic candidates for President and […] Read more »

Trump Lost More Of The Asian-American Vote Than The National Exit Polls Showed

By all accounts, President Trump did not win the Asian-American vote in 2016. But the size of Hillary Clinton’s margin of victory with voters in the fastest-growing racial group in the U.S. depends upon which exit poll you rely. The National Exit Poll, funded by the major national media organizations, […] Read more »

Young Adults Increasingly Pessimistic about the Direction of the Country but Energized about Politics

A new GenForward survey released today shows that about 70 percent of African American, Asian American, and Latino/a young adults disapprove of Donald Trump’s first days in office while 55 percent of young whites say the same. More than 6 in 10 report he is doing badly in terms of […] Read more »

Trump Did Better With Blacks, Hispanics Than Romney in ’12: Exit Polls

Donald Trump performed stronger among black and Hispanic voters than Mitt Romney did as the Republican nominee in 2012, according to NBC Exit Polls. Tuesday’s exit poll results have not yet been finalized but so far they show Trump outmatching Romney by two points in each voting bloc. CONT. Amanda […] Read more »

Clinton Holds 41-Point Lead Over Trump Among Asian-American Voters

… The Fall 2016 National Asian American Survey, taken between Aug. 10 and Sept. 29 in 11 different languages, found that 55 percent of registered voters intended to vote for Clinton compared to 14 percent for Trump. … When taking into account voters leaning one way or the other, Clinton’s […] Read more »

Donald Trump Might Accelerate Asian-Americans’ Drift Toward Democrats

On paper at least, Asian-Americans seem like perfect Republicans. Many are small-business owners. Their communities tend to be more culturally conservative. And a lot of them, having fled oppressive Communist governments, found comfort in the Republican Party’s aggressive anti-Communist policies. But in what could be a significant realignment of political […] Read more »