Thursday, October 1, 2020

Democratic Latino Vote Affected as Some Polls Underestimate Voters

Polling firms that conduct interviews only in English are likely to miss some Latino voters who are more comfortable speaking Spanish, underestimating the impact of Democratic Latino voters. According to Matt Barreto of Latino Decisions, a polling firm that conducts bilingual interviews, primarily Spanish-speaking Latino voters are more likely to vote Democratic than those who […]

Guest Blogger Series: Sarah Azad, MD “Similarities Abound”

“Hello, I’m Dr. Azad.  Do you speak English?”   During my residency, in a hospital where nearly 60 percent of our patients did not speak English, this was the way I introduced myself to every new patient.   Often, since at least 50 percent of our patients only spoke Spanish, my question would be met with a […]