A majority of Asian Americans support affirmative action: Shares of Asian Americans and Chinese Americans surveyed who say they support affirmative action, 2014–2020

Year Asian American, average Chinese American
2014 70% 63%
2016 64% 41%
2018 66% 64%
2020 70% 56%

Source: Adapted from Lee, Wong, and Ramakrishnan 2021. The data are derived from surveys of registered voters from AAPI Data, APIA Vote, and Asian Americans Advancing Justice.

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