Sunday, April 21, 2019

Pew Study Finds Latinos Overwhelmingly Supported Democrats During Midterm Elections

The Pew Research Center recently analyzed a series of exit polls that found that Latino voters favored and supported Democratic candidates during this year’s Midterm Elections.  Even in Republican stronghold states such as Texas and Georgia, Latino voters “generally” supported members of the Democratic Party. Upon further examination of the exit polls, Pew found that […]

Record Number of Latino Voters and Candidates Poised to Shape Outcome of Midterm Elections, Says NALEO

The National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials (NALEO) recently reported that there has been an 18 percent increase in the number of registered Latino voters since the 2010 midterm elections, bringing the total to 7.8 million. This growing electorate and an increase in the number of Latino candidates running in this year’s national […]

Comentarios from Maria: Tight Elections Require Latino Participation

The November midterm elections are less than three weeks away, and the battle to control the Senate has never been tighter. What has become quite clear to me after analyzing the latest polls released by the pollster, Latino Decisions, is that Latinos will have a fundamental role in determining the outcome of the most competitive […]

Comentarios From Maria: Why Latinos Should Not Sit Out This Election

Last week President Obama addressed the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute Gala, the largest gathering of Latino elected officials, leaders, activists, and young Latinos working in Washington. In the middle of his rousing speech, the crowd started booing as the president outlined the Republicans’ inaction on immigration legislation. The president then said emphatically, “Don’t boo — […]

States Mirror Efforts by One Arizona to Increase Latino Voter Turnout through Early Voting

One Arizona, a non-partisan coalition of organizations seeking to advance the number of registered Latino voters and ensuring the full electoral participation of the Latino community, has spearheaded a strategy that focuses on early voting to increase Latino voter turnout.  The strategy has proven to be one of the most effective ways of increasing voter […]

‘Movimiento Hispano’ to Bolster Latino Millenial Voter Turnout

            During a press conference marking the beginning of the 85th Annual League of United Latin American Citizens Convention (LULAC), National Executive Director Brent Wilkes announced that LULAC was partnering with the Hispanic Federation and the Labor Council for Latin American Advancement (LCLAA) to mobilize Latino voters ahead of the […]