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Diversity in DiasporaHmong Americans in the Twenty-First Century$
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Mark Edward Pfeifer, Monica Chiu, and Kou Yang

Print publication date: 2013

Print ISBN-13: 9780824835972

Published to Hawaii Scholarship Online: November 2016

DOI: 10.21313/hawaii/9780824835972.001.0001

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Electoral Participation in the Hmong American Community

Electoral Participation in the Hmong American Community

An Initial Analysis

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(p.131) 5 Electoral Participation in the Hmong American Community
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Diversity in Diaspora
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Steven Doherty

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University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:10.21313/hawaii/9780824835972.003.0005

This chapter documents electoral behavior—by considering whether or not Hmong Americans vote for “their own”—and the impact of Hmong American electoral participation on policies affecting their community constituents. The dominant assumptions regarding electoral behavior in general are reviewed, along with specific research dealing with similar demographic groups. Some modest quantitative examination is provided by exploring the few surveys of political behavior among Hmong Americans. As well, some limited discussion of the voting results in several precincts in St. Paul, Minnesota, that have substantial Hmong American population concentrations, are included to add a bit more empirical information, along with some anecdotal discussion by observers of the Hmong American community.

Keywords:   electoral participation, elections, electoral behavior, political behavior, St. Paul, Minnesota

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