Asian American leaders see ‘a pivotal moment’ for political participation amid rising hate

By Jonathan Tamari |

One of the fastest growing demographic groups that participated in the US Election last year was the Asian population. The AAPI vote grew by about 46% in the 2020 presidential election compared to 2016, according to preliminary estimates from the Democratic firm TargetSmart. With the increase in Asian-hate incidents, "politicians and analysts predict they will spark even greater involvement from America’s fastest growing demographic group."