Who do Sikh Americans vote for, and why?
The recent higher profile civic engagement of the Sikh American community has been notable in this election cycle. Ishwar Singh, of Orlando, Florida, was invited by the Republican Party to provide an invocation during the Republican National Convention and we also saw a sizable and very visible contingent of Sikhs attending as delegates at the Democratic National Convention. By apparent attendance at the national conventions, it appeared that Sikhs were more supportive of the Democratic Party rather than the Republicans. […]
Categories: Politics • Tags: 2012 elections, Barack Obama, Democratic, Democratic National Convention, Harpreet Sandhu, Ishwar Singh, Jusleen Kaur, Mitt Romney, Republican, Republican National Convention, Sikh American voter preference, SikhVOTE