Asian American voters heavily favored Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden over President Donald Trump, early exit polls indicate.
The NBC News Exit Poll of early and Election Day voters indicated that 63 percent of Asian American voters across the country voted for Biden.
While Biden performed well among Asian Americans, the data suggest that Trump didn’t lose support with the group, either.
In New York City, Asian Americans were found to have the highest surge in unemployment during the pandemic, according to a report released by the social services nonprofit Asian American Federation.
Many campaigns down ballot, however, didn’t sufficiently reach out to Asian Americans, Wong said.