Democrats in Georgia are relying on the results of decades of mass immigration to the United States to help flip the state blue for Democrat Senate candidates Jon Ossoff and Raphael Warnock in the upcoming runoff election.
Democrat activists, according to Politico, are closely targeting Georgia’s most booming demographic: Asian Americans. The group has increased their share of the state’s population, mostly due to the annual admission of about 1.2 million legal immigrants a year, by nearly 105 percent since the year 2000 and more than 290 percent since 1990, according to Census Bureau data.
Some 30,000 Asian American voters in Georgia voted for the first time in their lives last month, a notable figure, considering that Biden won by little more than 11,000 votes in the state. Nationally, Asian Americans voted for Biden by roughly a 2 to 1 margin, according to exit polls. And turnout among Asian Americans exceeded 2016 totals in every battleground state except Wisconsin and Pennsylvania, according to Tom Bonier, CEO of the Democratic firm TargetSmart. Read more…