Experts say Asian-American voters will have a large presence in this year’s presidential election.
Harris represents two groups of voters, the Black community and the Asian community because her mother was an immigrant from India.
“Very large India population in particular and an Asian population in more generally.”According to the non-partisan group Asian Pacific Islander American Vote, Michigan has nearly 377,000 Asian Americans, with those of Indian descent as the largest ethnic group.
Chandru Acharya is the president of the Canton-based non-partisan, community group South Asian American Voices for Impact.
“Not friendly to the south Asian population and to Indians in particular and that came to a head in the last few months,” Parthasarathy explained.