Saturday, February 24, 2024

The Growing Political Power of Dominican-Americans in the Northeast

By Adrian D. Pantoja and Manny Matos During the 2012 presidential election, Latino voters were finally recognized as being decisive in shaping national politics. No doubt the 2016 presidential contest will once again provide a national spotlight for Latino political power. Despite the hype surrounding the power of the “Latino vote,” it is important to […]

Obama’s Approval Rating among Latinos Up but 2012 Vote Uncertain

A new poll by Latino Decisions shows that President Barack Obama’s numbers are up among Latino voters from the middle of last year, but even so, less than half said they would cast their vote for Democrats or Obama in 2012. Latino voters gave Obama a 70% approval rating but only 43% said they are […]