Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Fox News Latino Poll Shows Latinos Highly Favor Clinton

With less than four months to go before Election Day, Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton holds a commanding 46-point lead over her Republican rival Donald Trump among Hispanic voters, according to an exclusive poll released Thursday by Fox News Latino. The poll found that 66 percent of registered Latinos would head to the ballot box […]

Clinton Surrogates are Focusing on the Latino Vote

Last month, Joaquín Castro went to Center City and down to the Wells Fargo Center in South Philadelphia to choose Hillary Clinton as this year’s Democratic presidential nominee. Before he did so, though, Castro went to the Caplan Center for Performing Arts on South Broad St. where he addressed a group of potential voters who […]

Apps Are Being Created To Engage Millennial Latino Voters

Latino voters in their late teens through mid 30’s could help determine the outcome of this year’s presidential election. In order to maximize voter involvement, several organizations have developed apps and websites to reach out to this potentially powerful voting bloc to encourage them to participate in this year’s election. The National Council of La […]

Hillary Clinton’s Strong Hold on the Latino Vote

The Los Angeles suburb of Whittier, California was once Nixon territory and consistently voted for conservative Republicans. But in the 1990s, Mexican-Americans started moving into the town, which now has a two-thirds Latino population. Across the country, many white citizens voted for candidates, Bernie Sanders and Donald Trump, whose main selling points were condemning attacks […]

Comentarios from Maria: Do Not Fall Into the Traps of Terrorism And Xenophobia

It is not too late to register and turn out to vote … for our future. Do you know who said “we’re not generating enough angry white men to stay in this business for the long term”? No, not Donald Trump, it was another candidate running for the GOP nomination, the senator from South Carolina, […]

Latino, Minority Voting Power Faces Threat At The Supreme Court

The true meaning of one person, one vote will be put to the test on Tuesday when the U.S. Supreme Court hears oral arguments from a Texas case to determine whether states should divide their electoral districts according to the total population of that district, including those not yet old enough to vote or those […]

Labor Secretary Endorses Clinton, Signaling Strong Support From Latinos, Labor

Hillary Clinton is set to receive the backing of a major union and Latino influencer on Friday in Iowa when U.S. Labor Secretary Thomas Perez, the third Obama Administration Cabinet official to do so, announces his endorsement of her campaign for president. In a statement, Perez said “progressives believe in making progress, which is why […]

Targeting Fastest-Growing Latino Group, Dominicanos USA Registers 100K New Voters

With increased importance on the Latino vote in elections across the country and in the presidential election next year, one organization, Dominicanos USA, is doing everything it can to ensure the fastest growing segment of that group, Dominican-Americans, have their voices heard, announcing that they have successfully registered more than 100,000 voters in New York […]

LCLAA Seeks To Boost Latino Influence In 2016

Seeking to capitalize on the growing clout of the Latino vote, organizations such as the Labor Council for Latin American Advancement (LCLAA) are organizing a registration and education initiative aimed at harnessing those new voters for the 2016 elections next November. Hector Sánchez, executive director of LCLAA, said in a statement “the Latino community is […]

Comentarios From Maria: Paul Ryan’s Immigration Reform Tantrum!!! 

As of last week we now have a new speaker of the House of Representatives of the United States. The new occupant of that position is no less than Representative Paul Ryan. Yes, the same Paul Ryan who was chosen as the vice presidential candidate by Republican Mitt Romney in 2012. The same Paul Ryan […]