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Powerful Bazta Arpaio Ad Harkens Back To 1964’s “Daisy”

A new ad inspired by the infamous 1964 “Daisy” ad that helped defeat Republican Presidential nominee Barry Goldwater is targeting another extremist: Joe Arpaio. “The stakes are too high to let Trump and Arpaio win.” Powerful new @BaztaArpaio ad: pic.twitter.com/KX7vGTQ9xG #BaztaArpaio — America’s Voice (@AmericasVoice) November 1, 2016 Bazta Arpaio, the Arizona group that has been hard at … Continue reading »

In Key 2016 States, High Levels of Latino Voter Energy and Participation on Display

Will Latinos turn out and vote against Trump and for Democrats by record margins? By a number of measures, Latino voters across the country are engaged and enthusiastic about voting in 2016. Adrian Pantoja of Latino Decisions has this to say in a new analysis titled, “The Trump Effect and the Latino Vote”: “Throughout this election … Continue reading »

In AZ, CA, CO, FL, and NV, More Reminders that Mobilization of Latino Voters Could Bolster Democrats, Punish GOP

With less than two weeks until Election Day and with early voting in full swing in a number of key states, there are continued signs of Latino voter energy and mobilization and indications that the hardline immigration stance of Donald Trump and the GOP is a major motivating factor for Latino voters across the country. … Continue reading »

In AZ, FL, NV, and Even TX, Mounting Evidence that the GOP’s Embrace of Trump and Nativism Is Accelerating Latino Political Engagement

Washington, DC – Yesterday, we highlighted media reports demonstrating how the hard work of GOTV and canvassing operations was combining with pro-immigrant and anti-Trump/anti-GOP sentiment to bolster pro-Democratic candidates and early voting efforts in key Latino-heavy 2016 states. Today, we have a new round of examples in Arizona, Florida, Nevada, and even Texas that reinforce … Continue reading »

Pro-Immigrant Energy Driving Early Voting in Latino-Heavy Battleground States

2016 GOTV and canvassing operations, pro-immigrant energy and enthusiasm, and anti-Trump and anti-Republican sentiments are helping to bolster Democratic candidates in key Latino-heavy states such as Nevada, Arizona, Florida, and Virginia. “There’s a lot of skepticism about voter enthusiasm this year, but voters who are part of the pro-immigrant movement are shaping up to be … Continue reading »

Bazta Arpaio Targets Sheriff Joe In Largest Canvassing In Arizona History

Late last Friday, former Gov. Jan Brewer said she wasn’t concerned about the Latino vote in Arizona, saying Latinos “don’t get out and vote. They don’t vote.” We’ve got some news for her. Bazta Arpaio — the group organizing to end the troubled career of the beleaguered Maricopa County sheriff — recruited more than 500 … Continue reading »

¿Adiós, Arpaio? New Poll Has Beleaguered Maricopa County Sheriff Down 15 Points

Could beleaguered Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio be headed for defeat this November? It’s sure been looking like it lately. A new survey released this past week shows Arpaio trailing his Democratic opponent, Paul Penzone, by nearly 15 points. It’s the second poll within the past two weeks to have Arpaio — recently charged by federal … Continue reading »

National, Nevada, and Arizona Latino and Immigrant Community Leaders Discuss State of 2016 Races, Up and Down the Ballot

A Recording of Today’s Call is Available Here Today, national and state-based leaders joined a press call to discuss immigration, Latino voters, and the state of hot races nationally and in Arizona and Nevada. New battleground state polling by Latino Decisions, commissioned by NALEO Education Fund, shows that Latino voters are poised to vote against Trump … Continue reading »

El poder del voto latino le va cambiando el rostro político a Arizona

El creciente voto latino de Arizona continúa su marcha en los esfuerzos de ciertos sectores para tornar este republicano estado en uno pendular o incluso azul demócrata. En cada elección previa ha habido progreso, y este año no será la excepción. Las coaliciones de organizaciones que registran y movilizan votantes, incluyendo One Arizona, de quien … Continue reading »

ICYMI: Arizona Republic Blasts Trump, Backs Clinton in Paper’s First-Ever Democratic Presidential Endorsement

Arizona Republic: “Arizona’s been there on immigration (it doesn’t work)” Founded in 1890, the Arizona Republic has issued its first-ever endorsement for a Democratic presidential nominee.  The paper cites Hillary Clinton’s ability “to lead with intelligence, decorum and perspective” and blasts Donald Trump for lacking the temperament and qualifications to be President. The editorial criticizes Trump for engaging … Continue reading »