Post Tagged with: "presidential elections"

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Record Election Turnout Among Chinese Voters

East Asian, Elections 2012, Politics November 14, 2012 at 4:19 pm

Hurricane Sandy couldn’t stop Chinese voters from turning out in record numbers in Chinatown, Flushing and Brooklyn, reported World Journal, adding that the level of participation buries the stereotype that Chinese-Americans don’t vote.

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Podcast: Not Just Immigration for Latino Voters

Elections 2012, Latino, Politics October 15, 2012 at 4:42 pm

Feet in 2 World’s John Rudolph talks with Chung-Wha Hong of the New York Immigration Coalition and Mark Hugo Lopez of the Pew Hispanic Center about issues of vital importance to Latino voters.

Arab Women Seek to Empower Community

Arab Women Seek to Empower Community

Featured Posts, Middle Eastern, Politics October 12, 2012 at 4:00 pm

Disgruntled with immigration laws, civil rights abuses, racial profiling and foreign policies, which they regard as unfavorable to Arabs, a group of young Arab American women has been volunteering to register members of the community to vote in November.

Feet in 2 Worlds asks: Will Latinos head to the polls this year in the same numbers as 2008? (Photo by Flickr/bedin via Feet in 2 Worlds)

Enthusiasm Has Dipped, but Latinos Could Still Swing Tossup States

Elections 2012, Latino, Politics August 27, 2012 at 1:23 pm

In a Feet in 2 World podcast, executive producer John Rudolph asks an expert about the role of Latinos in the 2012 presidential election. He speaks with pollster Sylvia Manzano, who says that while enthusiasm for Obama has waned, recent immigration decisions may reignite interest.

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Polish-American Entrepreneurs Balk at Obama’s Comments

Business, Elections 2012, Politics July 24, 2012 at 5:11 pm

President Barack Obama’s recent comments on the making of businesses success at an appearance in Virginia caused a stir when some took them as an affront on American entrepreneurship. The comment did not play well among Polish-American entrepreneurs, reported Nowy Dziennik, which also offered a fuller version of the quote.

"I hope that politicans can solve the big problems, like domestic violence, corruption and the economy," said Claudia Sánchez while waving the Dominican flag. (Photo by Gerardo Romo/EDLP)

Dominicans in NYC Gear Up For Sunday’s Presidential Elections

Caribbean, Dominican, Politics May 17, 2012 at 7:53 pm

The Dominican Republic will hold its presidential and congressional elections this Sunday, and with 1.4 million Dominicans living in the United States — and nearly 600,000 in New York City alone — the election in this country of just under 10 million could end up being decided by those in the diaspora.

Car Wash workers in Jamaica, Queens, demanded better treatment and wages. (Photo by EDLP / Gloria Medina)

Voices in Focus: Obama Scores With Jewish and Indian-American Voters

Labor, Politics May 7, 2012 at 2:29 pm

Some good news for President Obama from two ethnic communities; South-Asian supporters of the Rutgers student accused of anti-gay bullying plan a rally; car wash workers in Queens protest their work conditions; and a record-breaking fundraiser by an Irish-American charity organization.

Will Filipino Americans Still Go Blue in November?

Will Filipino Americans Still Go Blue in November?

Opinion, Politics, Southeast Asian February 9, 2012 at 3:21 pm

Filipino Americans voted 59 percent to 39 percent in favor of Barack Obama in the 2008 presidential elections. Still, this time around it remains to be seen which party they’ll support, according to a piece in the print edition of Filipino Reporter.