THE ASIAN-AMERICAN POLL was released on June 29, 2016, at Cal State LA Downtown. The poll, conducted in collaboration with Advancing Justice – LA, surveyed 1,608 Asian-American registered voters in Los Angeles County, and included significant numbers of Chinese Americans, Japanese Americans, Korean Americans and Filipino Americans. The survey reveals major differences between younger and older Asian-American voters on social issues and partisanship.

  • Polled 1,608 Asian-American voters from LA County between October 22, 2015 and January 24, 2016
  • Performed via live telephone interviews in five Asian languages (Cantonese, Japanese, Korean, Mandarin, and Tagalog) and English
  • Results were weighted by:
    • Region (LA City, San Gabriel Valley, and remainder of LA County)
    • Ethnicity (Chinese, Filipino, Japanese, and Korean)
    • Age (18-44 and 45+)
    • Nativity (foreign vs. native born)

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  • Please tell me which one of the following specific Asian-American groups you are. Are you: Chinese, Filipino, Indian, Japanese, Korean, Vietnamese, or of some other background?
  • Do you approve or disapprove of the way the Los Angeles Police Department is handling its job, or haven’t you heard enough about the LAPD to say?
  • Do you approve or disapprove of the way your local law enforcement is handling its job, or haven’t you heard enough about your local law enforcement to say?
  • How would you describe your views on most matters having to do with politics? Do you generally think of yourself as very liberal, somewhat liberal, moderate or middle of the road, or somewhat conservative, or very conservative?
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