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Wednesday, November 16th, 2016

Is the Latino voting bloc just a myth? It’s complicated

*It’s interesting how even conservative Latino writers are at a loss to explain the Latino vote. It’s funny that we find common ground in the not really knowing. VL By Ruben Navarrete, Washington Post Writer’s Group (4 minute read) Last week’s presidential election has people asking: Do Latinos really vote as a bloc? Or is that

Thursday, November 10th, 2016

The Rundown on Latino Voter Election Eve Polling and Latino Exit Polls

*Latino Decisions says Latinos backed favored Clinton over Trump by 78-19 percent – different from what other polls have said, giving Trump a larger share of the Latino vote. VL By Latino Decisions, (3.5 minute read) Washington, DC...

Friday, November 4th, 2016

Tim Kaine delivers Phoenix speech in Spanish on Latino voter impact, immigration

*Why stump in Arizona in Spanish? Because 13.2 percent of Arizona’s Latino vopters have already gone to the polls, that’s an increase from 2012. And because Real Clear Politics’ polling average gives Trump a 4 point advantage...

Wednesday, October 26th, 2016

Latino Voters Continue To Face Barriers At Polling Places

*”Nearly one in five Latino voters (18 percent) reported being told previously that they could not vote. More than one in four (27 percent) of Latino voters reported experienced waiting in long lines at the polls.” VL...

Tuesday, October 25th, 2016

The Door-To-Door Grind to Lift Latino Voter Turnout

*Get out the Latino vote? This is how it’s done. One voter at a time, eyeball-to-eyeball, direct ask, time and again. VL By David Catanese, U.S. News & World Report (7 minute read) LAS VEGAS — In her quest...

Monday, February 15th, 2016

Who’s funding voter suppression?

*This case becomes more important in light of the death of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia. But aside from the case itself, the thing to look for is where the funding comes from to fight this case....

Thursday, November 8th, 2012

Obama wins 75% of Latino Vote; Historic Latino Influence

By Latino Decisions Latino support for President Obama was huge, with a record-breaking 75% of Latino voters nationwide (see below) casting their ballot for the President- the previous high for Latino voters was the 72% for Bill...

Wednesday, October 24th, 2012

Latin America Ignored in Presidential Foreign Policy Debate

By Estelle Gonzales Walgreen, Hispanically Speaking News Last night’s final Presidential debate, focusing on foreign policy, covered a lot of geography but on the whole ignored Latin America. To listen to President Barack Obama and Republican candidate Mitt...

Tuesday, July 5th, 2011

Is the Castro-Doggett Fight About More Than Race?

If the Joaquín Castro and Lloyd Doggett competition for the 35th Congressional District of Texas were a boxing match, Castro would inevitably be the young, up-and-coming fighter, all heart, hungry and willing to do whatever it takes...