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Thursday, June 4th, 2015

NALEO Conference Struggles to Draw GOP Candidates

*We can count the lessons waiting to be learned: how to not say one thing and do another; how to not attract Latino support; how to not learn from the past … VL By BethReinhard, The Wall Street Journal Fifteen Republican active or likely presidential contenders have been invited to an event billed as the

Tuesday, November 18th, 2014

2015 Class of Latino State Legislators to Make History

PRESS RELEASE Latinos will serve in state legislatures of 38 states following Election 2014, with notable gains for Latino Republican state legislators nationwide Washington, D.C. – According to Election 2014 analysis from the National Association of Latino...

Friday, June 27th, 2014

Latinos want to see more of their own in office after November midterms

*Good article, lay’s out the political work to be done: elect more Latinas, elect more Latinos in non-Latino majority districts, and persuade young Latinos to go to the polls on election day. VL By Haya El Nasser, Al...

Wednesday, October 24th, 2012

Ohio Latino Vote Could Prove Influential, Strategists Say

By Elise Foley, Huffington Post Latino Voices WASHINGTON — Hispanic vote strategists from both parties agreed on Tuesday that the Latino vote could have a major impact even in unexpected place: Ohio, increasingly considered the key state to...

Friday, June 22nd, 2012

Obama Speech At NALEO: Fired Up, Ready To Go!

By Ed Gonzalez, Mayor Pro-Tem, City of Houston, TX President Barack Obama’s address at NALEO’s Annual Conference today presented a stark contrast to Mitt Romney’s subdued remarks. POTUS succeeded where Romney failed and the reason was clear –...

Friday, June 22nd, 2012

Remarks By The President At The NALEO Conference

THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Press Secretary _____________________________ For Immediate Release June 22, 2012     REMARKS BY THE PRESIDENT AT THE NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF LATINO ELECTED AND APPOINTED OFFICIALS ANNUAL CONFERENCE Walt Disney World Resort...

Friday, June 22nd, 2012

The Latino Vote: How To Avoid Squandering Its Power

By Elaine de Valle, Voxxi While President Barack Obama and presumptive Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney headline the National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officers conference in Orlando this week, there is another star of the...

Thursday, June 21st, 2012

Both Obama, Romney To Court Latino Vote, Leadership At NALEO

By Elaine de Valle, Voxxi The next U.S. President – no matter who gets elected in November – will speak to hundreds ofHispanic elected leaders this week. For the first time in its history, participants of the National Association...

Thursday, May 24th, 2012

2012 PRIMARY ELECTION PROFILE: TEXAS

By NALEO ELECTION DAY: Tuesday, May 29, 2012 ELECTORAL COLLEGE VOTES: 38 TOTAL POPULATION (2010): 25,145,561 LATINO POPULATION (2010): 9,460,921 PROJECTED LATINO VOTE IN 2012: 1,987,000 PROJECTED LATINO SHARE OF TEXAS VOTE: 21.3% In the last three...

Monday, May 21st, 2012

President Obama to Address NALEO Conference In June

PRESS RELEASE WASHINGTON, May 21, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials (NALEO) announced today that President Barack Obama will address the nation’s Latino leadership at the organization’s 29th Annual Conference on Friday, June 22, in Orlando, Florida. “We’re pleased...

Monday, February 13th, 2012

12 Million Latinos to Cast Ballots in 2012

The National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials (NALEO) Educational Fund (link to site) projects that due to an estimated 50,000 Latinos turning 18 each month, 12.2 million Latinos will be voting in the upcoming Presidential...

Friday, July 22nd, 2011

NALEO Calls On Obama To Act On Priorities for U.S. Latinos

The National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials (NALEO) issued the following statement today calling on President Obama to seize the opportunity to address issues critical...

Monday, June 27th, 2011

Want Latinos To Vote? Just Ask

Latino voter turnout is expected to reach record numbers in 2012. That’s according to a National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials (NALEO) projection. The estimate is that 12.2 million Latino voters will go to the polls come...

Friday, June 24th, 2011

Texas Gov. Perry Gets Cold Reception At NALEO Conference

There was a point during Texas Governor Rick Perry’s speech to a packed lunch crowd at this year’s National Association of  Latino Elected and Appointed Officials (NALEO) conference that I felt something akin to pity. This is...