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2016 Latino Voter Poll:  Rubio Leads GOP and Clinton Leads Democrats

2016 Latino Voter Poll:  Rubio Leads GOP and Clinton Leads Democrats

A new Latino Decisions/America’s Voice poll on the 2016 Latino vote puts Florida Senator Marco Rubio at the top of the list for the GOP and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton on top for the Democrats. continue reading »

JUST IN:  Supreme Court Strikes down Part of 1965 Voting Rights Law, Setback for Minority Voters

JUST IN:  Supreme Court Strikes down Part of 1965 Voting Rights Law, Setback for Minority Voters

In a 5-4 decision the Supreme Court today struck down part of the historic 1965 Voting Rights law. In its decision the court has allowed states with history of voter discrimination the right not to seek federal government approval when changing their own voting laws. continue reading »

More Arizona Residents Registering to Vote Thanks to Supreme Court Ruling

More Arizona Residents Registering to Vote Thanks to Supreme Court Ruling

Motivated by the recent U.S. Supreme Court decision permitting Arizona residents to register to vote without presenting proof of citizenship, local organizations are hitting the streets to register Latino voters. continue reading »

AZ Proof of Citizenship Requirement Struck down by Supreme Court

AZ Proof of Citizenship Requirement Struck down by Supreme Court

In a vote of 7-2 the U.S. Supreme Court struck down Arizona law requiring proof of citizenship to vote. continue reading »

1.4 Million Latino Voters Are Not Asleep

1.4 Million Latino Voters Are Not Asleep

1.4 million more Latinos voted in the 2012 presidential election than in 2008. The number seems to be lost in the latest round of national political speculation. continue reading »

STUDY: Latino Voters Face Bias by Election Officials

STUDY: Latino Voters Face Bias by Election Officials

A study by Harvard political science students found that local election officials are biased against Latino voters and hence are less responsive to their election inquiries. continue reading »

Call to Action: Get Thomas Perez Nominated as Labor Secretary

Call to Action: Get Thomas Perez Nominated as Labor Secretary

There is an “urgent National Call to Action” by the National Hispanic Leadership Agenda to get Thomas Perez voted in by the Senate as the next Labor Secretary in light of strong Republican opposition. continue reading »

NYC Considering Allowing Non-Citizens to Vote

NYC Considering Allowing Non-Citizens to Vote

NYC city council is considering allowing non-citizens to vote in local elections if the proposed “Voting by Non-Citizen Residents” legislation passes. continue reading »

The Latino Vote: Good News & Work To Do

The Latino Vote: Good News & Work To Do

At first glance, yeah, Latino voters are “punching below their weight,” as a Pew press release succinctly put it. The Latino voter turn-out rate in the past presidential election was a paltry 48% – to quote Pew again – ,”far below that of whites (64.1%) or blacks (66.2%).” continue reading »

Conservative Group Photoshops Out Minorities In Mailer Opposing Pro-Voting Legislation

Conservative Group Photoshops Out Minorities In Mailer Opposing Pro-Voting Legislation

A conservative group connected to Colorado’s Secretary of State has been sending political mailers — including a picture of a darker-skinned woman whose face was digitally removed and replaced with a white woman’s face — in an attempt to oppose a landmark voting bill that may soon become law. continue reading »