Asian American Action Fund

73%of Asians voted for the Democratic Party

2013

AAPI Purchasing Power $962 Billion

2018

35%of Asians have limited English proficiency

2014

1.14 millionnew Asian American voters entered the electorate

2012-2016

There are over 50 AAPI candidates running for office

What You Can Do

The AAAFund is devoted to supporting progressive candidates who will represent Asian American Pacific Islander communities. There are 52 AAPI candidates running for office. There are many more candidates who are working with and for the AAPI community. Join us now in our ongoing campaign to bring the AAPI community to a new level in government and politics.

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RECENT ISSUES

Op-Ed: Focus on Affirmative Action Misses Real Issues of Concern to Asian Americans

By Chris Lu With the end of summer, college students have now returned to campuses around the country, and high school seniors are beginning the dreaded process of college applications. Meanwhile, a trial is set to begin this month... Read more

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Greetings from Aftab Pureval’s AAPI Coordinator for Ohio’s 1st District

My name is Shivank Singh, and I’m working on the Aftab Pureval campaign in Ohio’s 1st Congressional District as the AAPI coordinator. This week, the campaign had the honor of hosting Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal for a rally and lunch.... Read more

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AAPI Clearinghouse

Section with Videos, Postcast and images

Video

Sri Preston Kulkarni for Congress

We endorsed Sri Preston Kulkarni for the Texas 22nd congressional district. Watch his campaign video.

Podcast

Stephanie Murphy on Pod Saves America

Our close friend Congresswoman Stephanie Murphy (D-FL) joins the cast in Orlando to talk about gun control, immigration, and the 2018 midterms.

Video

Gina Ortiz Jones for Congress

We endorsed Gina Ortiz Jones for the Texas 23rd congressional district. Watch her campaign video.

Video

Andy Kim for Congress

We endorsed Andy Kim for Congress. Watch his campaign launch video.