Wednesday, April 17, 2024

Hispanic Voters Wield Power

Without the support of Hispanic voters on Election Day, Democrats may have lost their hold on the Senate.  While other demographic groups stayed home during the midterms, this group not only showed up to the polls, but reliably voted for the Democratic Senatorial candidates in Nevada, California, Colorado and probably Washington State. While various surveys […]

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 […]

Tom Tancredo’s remarks at Tea Party convention catch the attention of immigration activists

A comment by former Congressman Tom Tancredo (R, CO) at last week’s Tea Party convention in Nashville has raised concern among immigration activists and Hispanic groups.  During a speech, Tancredo said, “People who could not spell the word vote or say it in English put a committed socialist ideologue in the White House — name […]