Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Latino Super PAC Adds Three Big Name Co-Chairs for 2016

Adding political heft to an organization with an ambitious agenda for the 2016 general election and down-ballot races, the Latino Victory Fund, dedicated to increasing the number of elected Latinos in the United States, named three new Co-Chairs to it organization-Congressman Joaquin Castro (D-TX), former Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa and New York City Council […]

Only 1% of U.S. Elected Officials are Latino, Study Shows

Despite accounting for more than 17 percent of the American population, Latinos make up only 1 percent of the elected officials in the U.S., according to a new study and interactive map produced by the Latino Victory Project, a nonprofit encouraging Latino voter turnout and helping Latinos win election at all levels of government. The […]

Rising population to a rising political force: Latino Victory Project works to elevate community voice

In the heart of downtown Washington, D.C. works a group of people seeking to mobilize, empower and elevate the 54 million-and-growing Latino community to turn out at the voting booths, put larger numbers of Latinos into political office with financial backing and, somewhere down the road, elect a Latino or Latina to the Oval Office. […]