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60% of Fil-Ams voted for Biden

AN estimated 55-60 percent Filipino-Americans have voted for Democrat Joe Biden, Philippine Ambassador to Washington Jose Manuel Romualdez said yesterday.

In an interview on ABS-CBN News Channel, Romualdez said “the estimate will be a little over 55 or 60 percent probably voted for Biden, mostly living in California, where it’s one of the biggest Filipino community there and it’s known to be a Democrat bailiwick.

Romualdez added “but here in the Northeast and South, there are a number of Filipinos who voted for (incumbent President Donald) Trump.”

As of June 30, 2020, Foreign Affairs data shows the total number of Filipinos in the US is 4,061,561.

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Romualdez also said the Philippine embassy already sent a congratulatory message to Biden for his victory.

He said the embassy thanked Biden and his running mate, Vice President-elect Kamala Harris for expressing their sympathies to the Philippines due to the devastation caused by Super Typhoon Rolly (international name Goni).

We sent a message to him congratulating him but at the same time we thanked him a couple of days ago,” Romualdez said.

He and Kamala Harris expressed their sympathy to the Philippines with the recent typhoon so we sent a message and they sent back a message thanking us,” he added.

Publication Source :    People's Tonight