Special Report

Wisconsin Election 2022

Hmong American voting in the 2022 election

November 7th, 2022–Milwaukee, WI: Scenes from Milwaukee Consortium for Hmong Health, Inc. Mayhoua Moua, 53 years old, is the executive director of Milwaukee Consortium for Hmong Health, Inc. Photog by Leying Tang.

Approximately 50,000 Hmong people, members of an ethnic group from Southeast Asia, immigrated to the United States four decades ago. Today, many have become American citizens. How did they adapt to an unfamiliar political system? What topics are they paying attention to? What factors affect their voting? Before the 2022 Election period we went to Wisconsin, a state with the third largest Hmong populations in the U.S, to answer these questions.