Virginia Voter Reg Deadline Monday!

Saturday, October 13, 2012

 

APIAs make up 7% of the population of Virgina, and in 2008 the state decided in favor of the Democratic presidential candidate for the first time since 1964 -- by a 6.3% margin. Virginia also has the 12th highest growth rate for APIAs, increasing by 71% between 2000 and 2010. 

 

The Washington-Arlington-Alexandria metro area is also home to the 2nd largest South Asian American population in the country, at roughly 142,000.

 

Virginia's voter registration deadline is on Monday October 15th, so make sure you register to vote  ASAP and take our pledge to vote.

 


source: The Asian Population, 2010 Census Brief. US Census Bureau.