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How significant are they in the U.S. Election 2020

 INDIAN AMERICAN VOTERS

DEMOGRAPHIC OF GROWING INFLUENCE

PENNSYLVANA

ARIZONA

TEXAS

FLOROA

Although they make up just 1% of the electorate, Indian Americans comprise the second largest immigrant group in the US. As per the US census, between 2000-2018, their population grew by nearly 150%.

In 8 significant states including Arizona, Florida, Pennsylvania, Texas, there are about 1.3 mn Indian-American voters.


INDIAN AMERICAN VOTERS IN 8 BATTLEGROUND STATES

Michigan - 125,000

Pennsylvania - 156,000

Wisconsin - 37,000

Florida - 193,000

Georgia - 150,000

North Carolina - 111,000

Texas - 475,000

Arizona - 66,000

PUTTING THEIR FINANCIAL MUSCLE BEHIND POLITICAL CAMPAIGNS

The community is the highest-earning ethnic group in the U.S.,

WITH MEDIAN INCOME OF $100,000 IN 2015

nearly double the national average that year.

Indian Americans have been tapped as a donor-base for both parties, contributing nearly $10 MN TOWARDS THE DEMOCRATIC TICKET DURING THE 2016 U.S. ELECTIONS.


MAJOR FUNDRAISERS

Joe Biden recently released the names of its major bundlers, including Indian Americans, who helped raise at least USD 100,000 FOR HIS CAMPAIGN THIS YEAR.

Topping the list of Indian Americans are community leaders Swadesh Chatterjee, Ramesh Kapur, Shekar N Narasimhan, R Rangaswami, Ajay Jain Bhutoria, and Frank Islam.


TOP ISSUES IN 2020 FOR INDIAN AMERICANS

(US-India relations is among the least important for the respondents)

Source: 2020 Indian American Attitudes Survey (IAAS)

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