Monday, June 17, 2024

Election Day: 2010 Midterm Elections and the Latino Vote

For the past several months La Plaza has been closely following the developments and attention surrounding the Latino vote in what will go down in history as the most expensive midterm elections to date.  We have covered everything from the earnest efforts of several civic groups to turn out this voting bloc on Election Day […]

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 […]

Number of Latino Elected Officials and Voters Expected to Increase in Midterm Elections

The National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials (NALEO) released a report Tuesday at a press conference in Washington that projects 1 million more Latinos will show up at the polls in the upcoming midterm elections than in 2006. The net result could be an increase in the number of Latino elected officials including […]

Guest Blogger Series: Mario Solis-Marich “Suppression of the Empire- Robert Deposada’s Adventure”

As featured in My Latino News: Robert Deposada has sold out his community. Deposada, a GOP operative from the failed Bush Presidency, crossed a critical line this week by developing and placing ads urging Latino voters to stay home and not vote during this important election cycle. The ads are not only despicable in purpose […]

Conservative Latino Group Tells Latino Voters to Stay Home on Election Day

A new conservative Latino group is trying to silence voters in the upcoming mid-term elections by telling Latinos not to vote. The Virginia-based organization, Latinos for Reform, is responsible for a Spanish –language ad currently running in Nevada whose message is, “Don’t vote.  Yes, you heard right, don’t vote.” Attacking President Obama and Democrats over […]