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Over Half of Young Latino Voters Plan to Vote Next Week

The Center for Information and Research on Civic Learning & Engagement (CIRCLE), Tufts University’s preeminent youth research organization, released a groundbreaking poll of young people’s views of the election. The survey, commissioned by the Youth Education Fund, is unique in that it polled 1,695 youth (ages 18-29) in June/July and 1,109 of the same youth between October 12 and 23. Surveying the same people twice provides powerful evidence of change over time. continue reading »

We complain!

It is time to stop complaining and begin taking positive action. No one listens because we do not exercise the full power of our voice. No one cares because we show that we do not care. “They” do not provide services because we did not place them in their positions of power, nor, because of our apathy, can we remove them. continue reading »

Voting Not Open to Hispanic Veterans Fighting Deportations in Colorado

Two Hispanic brothers in Colorado, both Vietnam War veterans, will not be able to vote in the upcoming election after they were dropped from the voter rolls due to official doubts about their citizenship, one of them, Jesus Valenzuela, told Efe on Wednesday. continue reading »

In Arizona, Latino Mormons at a Crossroads

José Hernández hasn’t made up his mind about who he’s going to vote for in the upcoming election. “I like things about both, Romney and Obama,” said Hernández, 29, who works as an electrician in Mesa, Arizona. He says he likes that Republican continue reading »

Jessica Alba, Robert Rodriguez, will.i.am Fighting Voter Intimidation in PSAs

“We all have an equal voice in the voting booth. That’s what makes America great,” says actress Jessica Alba in one of the new public service announcements (PSAs) produced with civil and voting rights group Advancement Project. continue reading »

Presidential Race: It’s All About the Latino Ground Game

I mentioned in polite company a couple of times that Latinos are a fourth quarter political people. And even in polite company the idea hasn’t been that well received. But I insist, now that we’re in the fourth quarter of this presidential campaign, it’s our, Latino, time. continue reading »

Targeting Latino Voters in Campaign Communications: New Evidence and Insights

Hispanics are now the largest minority group in the United States at 16.5 percent of the population and are one of the most sought after groups of voters in swing areas across the country. However, surveys reveal that Hispanics, compared to non-Hispanic whites and African-Americans, have a lower share continue reading »

Early Voting and Absentee Balloting- Helpful Tools

Now is our time to vote! In a mere two weeks the winner of the presidential race will be decided, and the local and state candidates will be selected by the people. By participating in the electoral process, we can assert that our community is involved in continue reading »

Taxi Companies to Offer Latino Voters Free Rides to Polling Locations in Utah

Two taxi companies in Salt Lake City announced that from now through Nov. 6 they will provide free transport for all Latinos who need it to get to the polling places so they can do their civic duty. continue reading »

Will Latino Voters Turn Out this November?

Campaigns and political observers are in agreement that Latino voters will be one of the key factors in this year’s presidential race. As we have pointed out, Latino voters’ influence will hinge on both margin (head-to-head polling) and mobilization (eventual turnout). continue reading »

Cuban-American Republican Ted Cruz Wide Lead in Texas Senate Seat

Cuban-American Republican Ted Cruz has a commanding lead in the polls over Democrat Paul Sadler in the race for one of Texas' two seats in the U.S. Senate. Cruz, 41, had to beat Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst in a GOP primary runoff and now looks to do the same with Sadler, who has not held public office since 2003. continue reading »

Reverend Believes that Latino Faith Voters Could Determine Outcome of Election

Recent studies published by Pew and others confirm the potential embedded in the Hispanic faith electorate. The finding from Pew published this past week indicates that Hispanic Evangelicals stand committed to an agenda that transcends traditional ideological parameters. continue reading »

Latino Decisions: Immigration Issue Matter to New Mexico Voters

Hispanic voters comprise nearly 40% of the electorate in the state of New Mexico, making New Mexico the state where Latino voters have the greatest influence on the election outcomes. Consequently, many have suggested that New Mexico may provide a glimpse into the future of Latino politics nationally. This context makes New Mexico important even in an election year when the state is not included in the list of must watch battleground races. continue reading »

Catholic Latinos Siding with Obama, Evangelicals Divided

The Latino vote varies according to religion: while Catholics and people without religious affiliation overwhelmingly support President Barack Obama, Hispanic evangelicals are divided, according to a report released Thursday by the Pew Hispanic Center and the Pew Forum on Religion & Public Life. continue reading »

Republicans, Democrats Attack Other Party’s Stance on Immigration

The campaigns of President Barack Obama and Republican rival Mitt Romney on Wednesday continued to snipe back and forth at each other about immigration reform a day after the issue came up in their second televised debate. continue reading »

Presidential Debates Ignore Other Big Ticket Items

When the presidential debate dust finally settles, President Obama and GOP Presidential foe Mitt Romney will have spent a grand total of four and one half hours battering each other on who can do the best or worst job on tax reform, job creation, deficit reduction, staunching Iran’s nukes, and getting a grip on Middle East affairs. continue reading »

Romney Cutting into Obama’s Lead Amongst Florida Latinos

The big advantage that President Barack Obama had enjoyed over his Republican challenger among Florida Hispanics has been reduced to 6.5 percentage points, according to a survey released Monday. continue reading »

NCLR, Local Groups Collect 30,000 Signatures Demanding Housing Crisis Resolution

With less than one month left until Election Day, both President Obama and Gov. Romney have been all too quiet on issues related to housing reform. Millions of Americans have already lost their homes and millions more are at risk of foreclosure, yet neither presidential candidate appears willing to specifically address how he will resolve the housing crisis. continue reading »

AARP Surveys Needs of Older Latinos

The next President and Congress will decide the future of Medicare and Social Security, and the candidates owe voters straight talk - not just 30 second sound-bites on some of the most critical issues facing the Hispanic community and the nation. continue reading »

North Carolina Sees 26 Percent Increase in Latino Voter Registration

A record number of North Carolina Hispanics have registered to cast ballots on Nov. 6, state election officials said on the final day for voter registration. continue reading »