Nearly 40 percent of Asian-American voters don't favor a party. Can the DNC change that?

by | May 15, 2018 | Uncategorized

While there has been a leftward shift among Asian-Americans registered voters, nearly 2 in 5 didn’t identify as either a Democrat or Republican.

Shekar Narasimhan, chairman of the AAPI Victory Fund, a super PAC that raises money for progressive Asian-American and Pacific Islander candidates, praised the DNC for doing “a very good job of being subtle” in supporting state and county parties and in doing organizing work.

But he was also critical of the amount of resources they’ve invested in the community.

“The most important thing to pay attention to is not the hype about ‘we’re doing these great things and we’re here,’” he said. “It’s whether they’re putting their money where their mouth is.”

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