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US elections 2020

Trump factor spurs Asian Americans to switch political allegiance

Vietnamese and Filipinos still lead in supporting Republican incumbent

NEW YORK/TOKYO -- Competing versions of the American dream will be on the line when Asian Americans cast their votes Tuesday.

Jerry Jurado, a doctor who emigrated from the Philippines thirty years ago, will go to the polls in New Jersey, a reliably Democratic state. When he signs in at the precinct, the roster will show him to be a registered Democrat.

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