Press Release

Asian Americans and Election Reform: An Update on the Help America Vote Act (HAVA)

Because of the 2000 Presidential election debacle in Florida and similar problems in the 2002 midterm elections, Congress passed the Help America Vote Act (HAVA) last December. This new law will make significant changes to voting across the country. This review by the Asian American Legal Defense and Education Fund (AALDEF) explains certain provisions of the new law as they relate to Asian Americans and makes recommendations as states begin implementation of HAVA’s new requirements.

Copies of the report can be downloaded here Download PDF.