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Arizona Gov. Brewer Contributes $100,000 to Jeff Flake's Senate Campaign: All the Reasons Why We Don't Think It Will Help

Arizona Governor Jan Brewer this week decided to inject herself into the super-close Senate race between Rep. Jeff Flake (R-AZ) and former Surgeon General Richard Carmona (D), using her political action committee (JanPAC) to spend $100,000 printing and supporting mailers supporting Flake over Carmona. As Capitol Media Services reported yesterday: PAC spokesman Paul Senseman said his boss believes she … Continue reading »

UPDATED: Maricopa County Sends Out Wrong Election Date in Spanish — AGAIN

UPDATED: Unbelievable! The Maricopa County Elections Department has just admitted that they once again gave Latino voters the wrong date for next month’s election. This time, it’s bookmarks distributed by the elections department that incorrectly lists the general election date in Spanish as November 8, while the correct date (November 6) is listed in English on the … Continue reading »

America’s Voice Launches DREAMer-Narrated Spanish Language Ad Campaign in Key Arizona Races

New Ads Running Through Election Day to Highlight Immigration’s Role in AZ Senate and Arpaio Sheriff Race As the final days of the 2012 campaign draw near, America’s Voice is launching a five-figure radio and online ad buy to inform Arizona Latino voters about the immigration positions taken by their candidates. Starting today, the ads … Continue reading »

America’s Voice Launches DREAMer-Narrated Spanish Language Ad Campaign in Key AZ & CA Races

New Ads Running Through Election Day to Highlight Immigration’s Role in AZ Senate, Arpaio Sheriff Race, & Bilbray’s CA-52 House Race As the final days of the 2012 campaign draw near, America’s Voice is launching a six-figure radio and online ad buy to inform Arizona and San Diego Latino voters about the immigration positions taken … Continue reading »

Arizona Protesters Carry "King Arpaio" into Raucous Board of Supervisors Meeting

Maricopa County, Arizona residents are used to seeing tent cities, chain gangs of prisoners, and pink underwear.  This fall, as Sheriff Joe Arpaio faces a much closer reelection for Sheriff than usual against Paul Penzone, residents are also seeing impassioned protests in unusual forms, involving chickens and monarchs. Yesterday, the anti-Arpaio group Citizens for a … Continue reading »

New Latino Vote Polling from Key Battleground States: View Polling, Panel Discussions Here

Can Mitt Romney overcome his hardline immigration positions and meet his campaign’s ambitious goal of 38% of the Latino vote, in Florida and nationwide? Can Barack Obama build a strong enough case about his immigration record to energize and mobilize the Latino and immigrant community here and across the country? How will the issue of immigration reform … Continue reading »

ARIZONA AND NATIONAL POLITICAL ANALYSTS, IMMIGRANT ADVOCATES DISCUSS THE POLITICS OF IMMIGRATION IN THE 2012 ELECTIONS

New Poll from Latino Decisions Reveals that Immigration is Top of Mind for Arizona’s Latino Voters  Today, at a live-streamed panel at the Cronkite School, Arizona State University in downtown Phoenix, political analysts, advocates, and community leaders from Arizona and across the country discussed how Latino voters and immigration reform will shape the presidential, Senate and House races … Continue reading »