AAFE’s Crystal Feng talks to community members in Chinatown about participating in the political process.


It’s Election Day on Tuesday, Nov. 6. We at AAFE urge you to exercise your right to vote — to participate in the political process. Asian Americans have been voting in larger numbers in recent years but they still lag behind compared with other groups. This is the time to make your voice heard.

This election has big national implications, since it will decide which party controls the U.S. Congress. Here’s in New York, we will be voting for federal office holders, but also for governor, state attorney general and other state elected officials. On the back of your ballot, you will be asked to weigh in on three local proposals to change the new York City Charter.

This past Sunday, AAFE’s Crystal Feng visited the Fujian Association in USA (in Manhattan’s Chinatown) to provide information about Tuesday’s election (see photo). Among other issues, she explained that only registered voters can participate in the election (the voter registration deadlines have already passed).

The polls are open from 6 a.m. to 9 p.m. If you need to find your polling place and review sample ballots, click here. APA Voice, a coalition that includes AAFE, has pit together voter guides in English and Chinese (see below). You can also see a multilingual “Flip the Ballot” guide, courtesy of United Neighborhood Houses.

There was coverage of Sunday’s Get Out the Vote event in World Journal and Sing Tao Daily.


APA Voice Voter Guide Novem… by on Scribd


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