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Only 22% NRIs to vote Trump, support for Modi cuts across divide: survey

NRIs to vote Trump

Only few days are left ahead of United States Presidential elections which are set for November 3. Every nominee whether its current President and republican nominee Donald Trump or former Vice President and democratic nominee Joe Biden are trying their hundred percent to gain the trust and votes of every community and race in America.

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Despite of courtship among Modi and Trump Indian-Americans prefer democratic nominee

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Ahead of the November 3 Presidential election, a survey was conducted which showed that despite more than half of Indian -Americans approve of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s work in India but they remain on the side of Democratic nominee Joe Biden, despite a strong courtship between Modi and Donald Trump. Around 68% of Indian -Americans pan on voting for Joe Biden and democratic party but only 22% will vote for Trump. The survey was conducted by Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, Johns Hopkins University, and the University of Pennsylvania and was released on Wednesday. Indian-Americans approve of Narendra Modi’s performance but  are biased on democratic party giving their support to Joe Biden and not voting for incumbent Trump.

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Democratic party earned trust of Indian-Americans by their choice of Indian origin Kamala Harris for Vice President candidacy

Democratic party and its nominee Joe Biden gained the trust of Indian -Americans by their choice of Indian-origin Kamala Harris as a candidate for vice-presidency in the upcoming Presidential elections.

Indian Americans favored Democratic Party till 2008, as more than 93% voted for then nominee Barack Obama. But since then the democrats has lost the votes of the community to the republicans. According to the lead researcher and Senior fellow, Milan Vaishnav, he told “While Republicans are more bullish on Modi, it is worth pointing out that Democrats still largely view him favorably. The simple notion that Trump supporters are Modi supporters and Modi opponents are Trump opponents does not find support,”

 

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