Asian-Americans are the least likely to hold elected office in US

This story is published in a content partnership with POLITICO. It was originally reported by Rishika Dugyala on politico.com on May 4, 2021.Asian-Americans and Pacific Islanders are dramatically under-represented in elected office and particularly in the criminal justice sector – even as they’re the fastest growing demographic group.A Tuesday report from the Reflective Democracy Campaign, obtained exclusively by POLITICO, revealed that AAPI members made up just 0.9 per cent of elected leaders…