Monday, August 19, 2019

Hispanic Voter Turn Out Growing in Georgia

While Georgia Hispanic voters turned out at a rate higher than the national average last fall, the polls continue to indicate that they lag significantly compared to other racial groups in the state. About 53 percent of Georgia’s Hispanic voters came out for the 2016 presidential election, and increase from 47 percent in 2012, according […]

Why Minority Voters Are Crucial in the Democratic Primaries

  The Nevada caucus was the first contest this year to have a significant number of black and Hispanics voters participate in the Democratic presidential election. This was also the first state to be dominated by urban voters. According to exit polls black and Hispanic voters accounted for a third of actual voters in this […]

Nonprofit Organizations Focus New Voter Registration Efforts on Latinos

Nonprofit coalitions and groups around the nation are working to register new voters for the 2012 election, with a strong emphasis on boosting Latino voter registration. Organizations such as the League of Women Voters and Common Cause in New Mexico, and Voto Latino and the Voter Participation Center in Arizona, are working to get people […]

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 […]

First Lady Michelle Obama Will Discuss Key Issues Impacting Hispanic Families with Mamiverse.com’s Latina Moms

On Tuesday, July 10th at 12:45pm, the Dewey Square Group and Latinovations’ own Maria Cardona, who is also a contributing political editor to Mamiverse.com and CNN political contributor, will be hosting an intimate and important conversation with First Lady Michelle Obama and four Latina mothers from Mamiverse.com at Barbara Goleman High School in Miami Lakes, […]

Obama Campaign Hires National Latino Vote Director

Adrian Saenz has been hired as National Latino Vote Director by the Obama campaign in an effort to recreate and expand the president’s performance with Latinos in 2012. A veteran operative, Saenz served as State Director in Texas and New Mexico during President Obama’s 2008 campaign. He is expected to travel around the U.S. to […]

GOP Attempts New Plan to Better Reach Hispanics

Former Florida Governor Jeb Bush is heading efforts to help salvage what is left of his party’s reputation with Hispanics after months of highly charged anti-immigrant rhetoric in hopes that gaining favor with this voting bloc will help Republicans win back the White House in 2012. As reported by La Plaza, The Hispanic Leadership Network […]

New Report Shows Hispanics Will Play Even Larger Role in Elections

A report by the Pew Hispanic Center analyzing Census data from the 2010 reapportionment reveals that Hispanic voters are nearly three times more prevalent in states that gained congressional seats and Electoral College votes than they are in states that lost seats. This positions Hispanic voters to continue to grow even more powerful as a […]

Hispanic Voters Wield Power

Without the support of Hispanic voters on Election Day, Democrats may have lost their hold on the Senate.  While other demographic groups stayed home during the midterms, this group not only showed up to the polls, but reliably voted for the Democratic Senatorial candidates in Nevada, California, Colorado and probably Washington State. While various surveys […]

Guest Blogger Series: Maria Cardona and Alicia Menendez “To Vote is Power”

As featured in The Hill: This year, Latino voters like many voters, are angry and anxious.  But they aren’t stupid.  As has been reported widely, a conservative third-party group called “Latinos for Reform,” recently released an ad in which the narrator says: “Don’t vote this November. This is the only way to send [Democrats] a […]