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Latino Vote:  Latinos Expected to Vote for Democrats In Spite of Failed Immigration Reform

Latino Vote:  Latinos Expected to Vote for Democrats In Spite of Failed Immigration Reform

Hispanic voters will favor Democratic candidates in the Nov. 4 mid-term elections despite President Barack Obama's inaction on immigration, according to a Latino Decisions poll of 600 registered Hispanic voters across the country. continue reading »

Getting Latinos to Go Out and Vote

Getting Latinos to Go Out and Vote

Organizations pushing to turn out the Hispanic vote in Arizona are intensifying their efforts to get Latino voters to go to the polls on Nov. 4 and not become apathetic due to the lack of congressional action on approving immigration reform. continue reading »

Federal Appellate Court Reinstates Controversial Texas Voter ID Law

Federal Appellate Court Reinstates Controversial Texas Voter ID Law

The controversial Texas law requiring that voters present an approved photo identification to cast a ballot was temporarily reinstated by a federal appellate court just days after a U.S. district judge struck down the measure as unconstitutional. continue reading »

Report:  Social Media Key to Obtaining the Latino Vote

Report:  Social Media Key to Obtaining the Latino Vote

Social networks, videos and Hollywood stars are the tools that different associations are using to entice the 15 million eligible young Latinos to cast their votes, since this is a group that tends to punch below its weight in legislative elections. continue reading »

Strong Latina Runs for Congress One of the Poorest Districts

Strong Latina Runs for Congress One of the Poorest Districts

Amanda Renteria, a self-made Latino woman, is the Democratic candidate for California's 21st Congressional District, one of the country's poorest, a situation that "can only change if Washington passes immigration reform," she told Efe in an interview. continue reading »

Latino Victory Project and more than 50 Partners Launch Robust National Voter Registration Drive

Latino Victory Project and more than 50 Partners Launch Robust National Voter Registration Drive

Today, more than 50 partners are launching an online voter registration campaign in celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month. The collective voice will ensure elected officials no longer ignore us or the issues that impact the Latino community. The campaign kick-off urges Latinos to register to vote and then take their families, neighbors, and friends to the ballot box on Election Day, November 4. continue reading »

Obama’s Approval Rating Drops 15 Percent Among Hispanics

Obama’s Approval Rating Drops 15 Percent Among Hispanics

Approval among Hispanics for the way President Barack Obama is doing his job has fallen 15 percentage points since April 2013 to 47 percent, according to a new survey showing that the immigration issue is still a priority for Latinos. continue reading »

Congressional Candidate Scott Fistler Changes Name to Cesar Chavez Shortly before Election

Congressional Candidate Scott Fistler Changes Name to Cesar Chavez Shortly before Election

Opponents of Scott Fistler are calling his move to legally change his name to Cesar Chavez to run as a candidate for Congress from a heavily Hispanic district in Arizona a "joke" on the Latino community. continue reading »

Republican Candiate for Texas Lt. Gov. Reaches Out to Hispanics

Republican Candiate for Texas Lt. Gov. Reaches Out to Hispanics

Conservative Dan Patrick, winner of the Republican nomination for lieutenant governor of Texas, reached out to the Hispanic community in his victory speech and avoided mentioning the criticism of hidden immigration that was the backbone of his campaign over the past few months. continue reading »

President Obama Nominates Julian Castro as Housing Secretary

President Obama Nominates Julian Castro as Housing Secretary

President Barack Obama on Friday nominated San Antonio Mayor Julian Castro, one of the Democratic party's rising stars, to head the Department of Housing and Urban Development. continue reading »

Report Predicts 7.8 Million Hispanics Will Vote in November

Report Predicts 7.8 Million Hispanics Will Vote in November

A total of 7.8 million Hispanics - coincidentally representing 7.8 percent of the electorate - will vote in the legislative elections in November, according to a new report from the National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials Educational Fund. continue reading »

The GOP “Latino Problem,” in One Snapshot

The GOP “Latino Problem,” in One Snapshot

One picture, posted Thursday by John Hudak on Twitter, explains in a moment’s flash the Republican “Latino problem.” It has nothing to do with Latinos. continue reading »

Republicans Launch “Minority Councils” to Strengthen Ties to Minority Communities

Republicans Launch “Minority Councils” to Strengthen Ties to Minority Communities

The Republican National Committee announced the launching of three councils for minorities "to strengthen ties with minority communities and expand engagement efforts across the country." continue reading »

Latino Voters Back Protection of Environment

Latino Voters Back Protection of Environment

Hispanic voters in the Rocky Mountain states continue to exercise an important influence on local politics, particularly regarding the protection of the environment on the regional and community level, according to a poll released Thursday by Colorado College. continue reading »

Latino Mayoral Candidate Loses to Republican in San Diego

Latino Mayoral Candidate Loses to Republican in San Diego

Democrat David Alvarez saw his bid to become San Diego's first Latino mayor in the modern era thwarted by his Republican city council colleague Kevin Faulconer. continue reading »