Half-Full, Half-Empty? Asian American Electoral ‘Presence’ in 2008

Robert S. Chang
Keith Aoki


The article discusses the role of Asian Americans in the election of the U.S. President Barack Obama in 2008. It notes that the influence of Asian American in national politics may not significantly affect the next cycles of presidential elections in the U.S. It notes the importance of patience and optimism in envisioning and constructing Asian American electorate.