Election 2018: Asian-American Voters Remain Untapped by Both Parties

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Despite being the fastest growing racial group in the United States and nearly 40 percent not being committed to a political party, Asian-American voters are often overlooked by both Republicans and Democrats. In California alone, the number of eligible Asian American voters is projected to increase 37 percent by 2040 and analysts are already watching to see if Asian Americans will sway key midterm races in Southern California. Forum examines the Asian-American vote and what it could mean for the future of California politics.


David Lee, executive director, Chinese American Voters Education Committee (CAVEC)

Mindy Romero, director, The California Civic Engagement Project (CCEP)

Jonathan Stein, staff attorney and program manager of the Voting Rights Program, Asian Americans Advancing Justice – Asian Law Caucus