AALDEF Releases Detailed Findings on the Asian American Vote in the 2012 Presidential Elections

Wednesday, Jan 16, 2013

On Thursday, January 17 in Washington, DC, the Asian American Legal Defense and Education Fund (AALDEF) will release detailed findings from its 14-state multilingual exit poll of 9,096 Asian American voters in the November 2012 presidential elections.

The briefing will take place at 11AM -- 12 Noon. If you are unable to attend the briefing and would like to call in, please email usehgal@aaldef.org for dial-in information.

The slideshow accompanying the presentation will be linked to on this webpage (below) beginning at 11 AM on Thursday:


**Note: You may have to refresh your browser at 11am if the slideshow does not automatically appear.

Questions from Teleconference Attendees: 
There will be a Q&A period following the briefing. Unfortunately, due to the number of attendees, the teleconference line will be muted during the presentation. You may email the moderator at usehgal@aaldef.org during the conference call with any questions for the presenter.

About the Exit Poll:
AALDEF's multilingual exit polls reveal vital information about Asian American voting patterns that is often overlooked in mainstream voter surveys. AALDEF has conducted exit polls of Asian American voters in every major election since 1988. In the 2008 Presidential Election, AALDEF surveyed 16,665 Asian American voters in eleven states. In 2012, more than 100 community groups and organizations joined AALDEF to mobilize over 800 attorneys, law students, and volunteers to conduct the exit poll and to safeguard the voting rights of Asian Americans. 

The Asian American Legal Defense and Education Fund (AALDEF), founded in 1974, is a national organization that protects and promotes the civil rights of Asian Americans. By combining litigation, advocacy, education, and organizing, AALDEF works with Asian American communities across the country to secure human rights for all.

Ujala Sehgal