February 8th, 2008
02:36 PM ET

The Asian-American vote


One of the reasons Hillary Clinton defeated Barack Obama soundly in the California primary is because Asian-American voters favored her by an almost 3-1 margin.

California is No. 2 in the country in the percentage of Asian-Americans behind Hawaii. No. 3 is Washington State and its caucuses are Saturday.

Will the same thing happen again? And just why is that happening? Asian-Americans comprise a wide segment of voters; they are from countries ranging from Japan, China and Hong Kong, to India, Vietnam and the Phillipines.

We talked to many of them to find out some answers for our story on AC360° tonight.

-Gary Tuchman, 360° Correspondent

Filed under: Barack Obama • Gary Tuchman • Hillary Clinton • Raw Politics
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