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Monday, December 5th, 2016

Donald Trump did not win 34% of Latino vote in Texas. He won much less.

*The evidence is mounting that Donald Trump didn’t do as well as he and some analysts say he did. Texas Latinos soundly rejected his candidacy. VL By Francisco Pedraza and Bryan Wilcox-Archuleta, The Washington Post (4 minute read) Ever since the national exit poll reported that 29 percent of Hispanics voted for Trump, the accuracy of

Wednesday, November 30th, 2016

The Latino Voting Surge That Never Happened

*A couple of things to note. This article is from the National Review, a decidedly and unapologetically conservative publication. But it begins to spread a narrative that isn’t surprising. After so much bravado about the awakening Latino...

Thursday, November 17th, 2016

In this election, the media’s Latino coverage came up short

*I’m going to keep publishing articles about the misrepresentation and miscount of the 2016 Latino vote because I can’t let the “Trump got 30 percent of the Latino vote” story go unanswered. Mainstream media is normalizing that...

Thursday, November 17th, 2016

Did Trump’s election expose ‘secret’ divisions among Latino voters?

*Secret Latino divisions? Like Mexican vs Cuban, like that? Whats’ your read? VL By Rebekah Sager, Fox News Latino (2.5 minute read) Following last week’s presidential election, many people in the Latino community are looking back to...

Friday, November 11th, 2016

Lies, Damn Lies, and Exit Polls

*Don’t believe the mainstream media’s Latino vote poll numbers. Trump got 18 percent of our vote, at most. Here’s why. By Latino Decisions In the 36 hours since the results of the Presidential election became clear, a...

Tuesday, November 8th, 2016

The Latino Giant is Voting Because it Decided to, Not Because it woke Up

By Victor Landa, NewsTaco If what we’ve been hearing from early voter turnout is true, this is a statement year for Latino politics and for the Latino vote. Less than a month ago the Pew Research Center...

Tuesday, November 8th, 2016

Latino voters could deliver killer blow to Donald Trump as polls close in US elections

*By all indications this is going to be a smack-down. We’ll see. VL By Christopher Bucktin, Mirror ( 4.5 minute read) Donald Trump’s sustained and vicious attack on Latinos could deliver the killer blow to his White House...

Monday, November 7th, 2016

DIECIOHCO Podcast, Episode 5, Latino Voter Turnout

By Victor Landa, NewsTaco As if there were anything else we would be talking about this morning. In some counties in the state of Indiana early voting ends today, at noon. I bring this up because of...

Monday, November 7th, 2016

2016: The Year Latinos Saved America?

*This is a big question, it’s a big boast. The truth is that the election will hinge on turnout in specific counties in specific states. In maqny of those places in Florida, North Carolina, Georgia . ....

Monday, November 7th, 2016

In Trump’s Most Important County, a Surge of Hispanic Voters

*Some observers say that Florida Latinos will stop Trumps electoral advance early on Election Day. VL By Joshua Green, Bloomberg Politics (5 minute read) Donald Trump’s campaign has always understood that Florida is key to his electoral chances....

Monday, November 7th, 2016

Here’s how Latinos could win this election

By Victor Landa, NewsTaco I pick this as the emblematic picture of the day – actually, of the Latino early vote in general. It’s the line to cast early votes in the Cardenas Market in Clark County,...

Friday, November 4th, 2016

This little girl’s video is a perfect example of how to motivate Latino millennials to vote

*Have you seen this video? It’s a re-purposed production of the original Bomba Estéreo “Soy Yo” video. The original has had more than 7 million views, this one (click on the screenshot above to watch it) hopes...

Thursday, November 3rd, 2016

Latino Electorate On Track For Historic Turnout In 2016

*Five days ’till the election, and one of the big questions is “will Latinos turn out to vote?” So far, so good. VL By Justin H. Gross, Ph.D., Huffington Post Latino Voices (6.5 minute read) According to...

Monday, October 31st, 2016

Political Diversity in the Latino Electorate

*The four states with the most Latinos are California, Texas, Florida and New York. Together they are 62 percent of all Latinos in the U.S. and live in states that total 151 electoral votes. Adrian Pantoja breaks those...

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