Wednesday, October 23, 2019

Comentarios from Maria: “Leader Pelosi is a Tremendous Asset for the American People”

Following House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi’s decision to remain in leadership in Congress, the question about her being good for the Democratic Party has been making its rounds. As a woman and a Latina Democrat, I cannot be more thrilled that she continues to be our leader in the House, and believe she is an […]

Voter Suppression Likely To Affect Voters in Upcoming Election

As of 2011, 17 states have passed various forms of voter suppression measures, which are likely to affect the outcome of the 2012 Presidential election. Additionally, the 2012 Republic National Convention committee has already adopted language supporting states that have passed voter ID and proof of citizenship laws. “Voter suppression unfairly aims at a short-term […]

Why the Latino Vote Matters in Arizona

As the Arizona primary draws near, the four remaining GOP Presidential candidates gathered yesterday in Arizona for one final debate, where they were asked about the state’s tough crackdown on undocumented immigrants, a big issue for Latinos. In 2004, George W. Bush was only able to get 40% of the Latino vote, and a January […]

Supreme Court Decision to Weigh In on Texas Redistricting Battle Will Impact Latino Voters

The Supreme Court’s decision late last week to halt the recently announced Texas election maps proposed by a three-judge panel in San Antonio is raising concerns over the impact it could have on the rights of Latino voters in the state. The action is the most recent in the redistricting battle in Texas that started […]

Guest Blogger Series: Matt Barreto “Where Latino Votes Will Matter in 2012”

With the recent release of the national Census data pundits have been quick to point out the obvious: the Latino population is growing! As if data points from the annual Current Population Survey, and now American Community Survey did not already tell us this on a yearly basis, the official 2010 decennial census now confirms […]