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Young Asian-Americans from the 1.5 and newer generations tend to be more liberal than our first-generation parents and grandparents, who understandably prioritized economic survival.

As young Asian-Americans carve out our own lives in a precarious economy, many of us have an invested interest in the multitude of issues impacting our everyday lives.

Asian-American comprise 16 percent of eligible voters in California, the largest bloc of any state in the country.

And in a race in which momentum is a critical factor in determining a candidate’s so-called electability, campaigns looking to the young Asian-American population.

“It’s my place to make sure that when [young voters] are looking for a space, the space we offer is safe,” Phan told MTV News.

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