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Army Of Volunteers Helping To Combat Voter Fraud
Polls shows most voters from both camps say they will accept the election results even if their candidate isn’t the winner, but there are still concerns about voter fraud.
Volunteers to Ensure Rights of Immigrants, Minority Voters Protected on Election Day
Community groups plan to deploy hundreds of volunteers to polling sites across Southern California on Election Day to help citizens with limited English skills.
Trump claims of 'rigged' election putting his supporters, voting rights groups on alert
GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump's claims of a "rigged" election and voter fraud are having an effect in Southern California, with some of his supporters voicing concerns and planning to take action on Nov. 8.
Heads up! Long lines are expected at Nov. 8 polling locations
If you're planning to participate in the Nov. 8 general election, consider a mail-in ballot instead of voting at your usual polling place. Because of the lengthy list of state ballot measures and the high interest in the presidential election, experts anticipate long lines at polling places across California.
Asian Americans' numbers and political influence are growing
Asian Americans are the fastest-growing racial group in the United States, according to U.S. Census data, having nearly doubled their share of the electorate in the past decade.
AAPI voters may decide who wins Harry Reid's senate seat, electoral votes in battleground states
Reid is retiring this year and the Nevada senate race is between Democrat Catherine Cortez Masto and GOP Rep. Joe Heck. Politico reports this race might be decided by Asian-Americans
Can Mua: Asian Americans and Affirmative Action in the Post-Fisher Era
The way members of the ‘model minority’ are treated in elite-college admissions could affect race-based standards moving forward.
The Atlantic: Asian Americans and the Future of Affirmative Action
In his new book, Earning Admission: Real Strategies for Getting Into Highly Selective Colleges, the strategist Greg Kaplan urges Asians not to identify as such on their applications. “Your child should decline to state her background if she identifies with a group that is overrepresented on campus even if her name suggests affiliation,” he advises parents, also referencing Jews.
Asian Journal: CA increases education funding, underrepresented students benefitted
SACRAMENTO — Gov. Jerry Brown approved the 2016-2017 state budget on Monday, June 27, which includes historic education legislation that would improve educational opportunity and make college more accessible for all students.
The bill’s signing includes a minimum guarantee of $71.9 billion allocated to K-12 schools and the CCC this year, which is the highest level in state history, according to a statement from Brown’s office.
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