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Latino Vote

May 2013 Archives

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 »