US Presidential Elections 2016: Indian-Americans Prefers Clinton Over Trump, Says A SurveyOctober 19, 2016 13:37
Most of the Indian-Americans in the united states wants Democratic Presidential candidate Hillary Clinton to become the next President of the US when it comes to the issues of immigration, religious freedom and outsourcing, noted a survey done by a Silicon Valley-based Indian-American think tank, FIIDS.
But the think tank has also added that when it come to India-specific foreign policy of the United States and the fight against terrorism, Republican Presidential candidate Donald Trump has an edge over Clinton.
The survey says that 59 to 29 percent of respondents preferred Clinton over Trump on immigration, 67 to 27 percent over religious freedom and 52 to 22 percent over outsourcing and 40 to 17 percent on trust issues.
The Foundation of India and Indian Diaspora Studies (FIIDA-USA.org) also said that Trump performed little better against Clinton by scoring 48 to 43 percent over terrorism, and 47 to 40 percent over India specific strategic alliances with respect to countries such as Pakistan, China and Russia among others.
The US-based think tank, FIIDS works on dialogues and research related social, economic and geo-political issues and policy matters related to India and the Indian diaspora.
The survey got the response from neutralized citizens of 89 percent females and 82 percent males.
By Prajakt K