The potential power of Asian-American voters in the 2020 election

Though a small portion of the electorate, Asian-Americans could play a critical role in the 2020 presidential election. According to the Pew Research Center, Asian-Americans make up 5% of the eligible voting population and are the fastest growing ethnic or racial group of voters. However, Asian-Americans are historically politically apathetic, with low interest in politics, political participation, and turnout. But as the findings below show, Asian-Americans have significant potential political power if they can overcome historical apathy and