Amid Awakening, Asian-Americans Are Still Taking Shape as a Political Force

By Sabrina Tavernise |

In previous year, the Asian-American population was the least likely to participate in voting. However, in recent years, there has been a growing number of candidates and elected officials entering office. According to Karthick Ramakrishnan, director of AAPI Data. “These immigrants did not grow up in a Democratic household or Republican household. You have a lot more persuadability.” While final counts for participation are still ongoing, Asian-Americans appears to have been higher than it has ever been.