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Are Asian-American voters turning 'purple'?

Republicans may have changed Asian-Americans' blue (Democratic) preference.

This montage of street signages shows US cities like Los Angeles are culturally thriving. The city has an ethnically diverse population, with 48.5% Latino and 11.3% Asian, according to a 2010 census.


MUCH of the focus on why the Republicans lost the 2012 presidential election was on the role that Hispanic voters played in the GOP's electoral fiasco that year and in 2008 when Barack Obama carried the Latino vote as he headed towards his first presidential victory.