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Jeff Flake Finding His Lurch Right on Immigration, Vote Against DREAM Act Might Haunt Him in 2012

The Arizona Senate race between Rep. Jeff Flake (R-AZ) and former Surgeon General Richard Carmona (D) has emerged as one of this fall’s surprise toss-up races.  With analysts recognizing that the state’s rapidly growing Latino voter population could tilt the outcome, immigration has become one of the key flashpoints in the contest. At issue is Rep. Flake’s lurch … Continue reading »

Will Jeff Flake’s Lurch to the Right on Immigration and His Vote Against the DREAM Act Come Back to Haunt Him in 2012?

The Arizona Senate race between Rep. Jeff Flake (R-AZ) and former Surgeon General Richard Carmona (D) has emerged as one of the cycle’s surprise toss-up races.  With analysts recognizing that the state’s rapidly growing Latino voter population could tilt the outcome, immigration has become one of the key flashpoints in the contest. At issue is … Continue reading »

Sheriff Joe Arpaio Literally Too Chicken To Debate 2012 Challengers

Anti-immigrant extremist Rep. Steve King (R-IA) hasn’t debated challengers since he was first elected to Congress in 2002.  But even he is caving this year, agreeing to a series of debates with Democratic challenger and former Iowa First Lady Christie Vilsack. Not so for Arizona’s Sheriff Joe Arpaio, the rogue lawman running Maricopa County.  In … Continue reading »

Arizona and National Political Analysts, Immigrant Advocates Discuss the Politics of Immigration in the 2012 Elections

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 in this state and beyond.  Latino Decisions principal Gary Segura and Arizona State professor Rodolfo Espino released fresh polling of Latino … 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 Washington, DC – 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 … Continue reading »

TODAY: Brand-New Polling on Latino Vote in Arizona Released; Watch Live-stream Here

Last week, America’s Voice with Latino Decisions released two brand-new polls on the Latino vote in Florida and Nevada, finding—among other things—that Obama leads Romney 61-31% among Florida Hispanics and by an even greater percentage in Nevada. Today, we are releasing a new poll on the Latino vote in Arizona.  The poll will answer questions … Continue reading »