This article was written by TargetPoint's superstar summer intern, Laura Strohm. Laura is a Georgetown University double major in Government and Japanese, so we thought she would be an ideal person to do a deep dive on some large sample Asian-American data we had. Her findings are very interesting and underscore what a fantastic job she did for us here at TPC. Here's wishing her the best of luck during her year long overseas program in Japan! If you're interested in interning at TargetPoint, email us your resume along with a cover letter and writing sample.
For every election, every bill, every town hall meeting, there are countless groups trying to get their voices heard and in some way influence the outcome. One group, however, frequently choose to stay home on election days.
In a 2008 study of swing states by TargetPoint, 24% of Asian Americans said that they have voted in no elections in the recent past. Across all ethnic groups, only 7% of Americans responded similarly. It seems Asian Americans are either remarkably honest or remarkably disengaged...Read the full post