Asian American groups warn Biden and Trump they could ‘swing an election’

Asian American groups warn Biden and Trump they could ‘swing an election’


President Joe Biden and former President Donald Trump could be leaving Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander votes on the table before November’s election, according to Asian American advocacy groups.

With the country’s Asian American population and voter participation rate increasing exponentially, the groups are encouraging both campaigns to reach out to the community they represent.

Asian Americans form one of the fastest-growing demographics, second only to “two or more races,” increasing by 81% or a record 18.9 million people between 2000 and 2019, according to the 2020 Census. Asian American voter turnout also increased by 47% in 2020, in comparison to 2016, per TargetSmart, a political data analysis firm.

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“Eventually, the political establishment will catch up with that important demographic trajectory,” Suffolk University Political

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