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Women Of Color Make History In Senate, House, State Races

Women of color won historic victories in Senate, House, and state races across the nation this past week. In Nevada, former state Attorney General Catherine Cortez Masto defeated Republican Congressman Joe Heck to become the first Latina elected to the US Senate. Let’s take a moment to celebrate Catherine Cortez Masto, the first latina elected … Continue reading »

Donald Trump’s Candidacy Emboldened Racists. Now His Victory Has Given Them Permission To Double-Down

Donald Trump’s Presidential campaign emboldened racists and bigots to commit hateful acts against Latinos, immigrants, Muslim-Americans, and other already-marginalized groups. Now his Presidential victory has given them permission to double-down. In the hours since President-elect Trump’s victory, we’ve seen a flood of reports of Trump-inspired hate acts by his supporters. We’ve tracked these kinds of incidents on our “Trump … Continue reading »

The Rundown on Latino Voter Election Eve Polling and Latino Exit Polls

On a press call and webinar held today, Matt Barreto, UCLA Professor of Political Science and Chicano Studies, and Co-Founder of Latino Decisions, presented the results of the Latino Decisions Election Eve poll. The key finding: Latinos backed Hillary Clinton over Donald Trump by a 78-19% margin.  Barreto also highlighted why the national exit polls miss the mark … Continue reading »

Duelo y temor, pero seguimos de pie

Hay duelo y temor entre la comunidad inmigrante y los residentes permanentes, así como entre ciudadanos y activistas que los apoyan. Un duelo y un temor y en muchos casos rabia, perfectamente entendibles. Donald Trump ganó la presidencia y de inmediato ha empezado a reinar la incertidumbre en torno a qué hará como presidente quien … Continue reading »

Latino Voters Back Clinton Over Trump By Historic 79-18% Margin Nationwide; Asian American Vote Shows Strong Democratic Support in 8 Key States

Below are key candidate questions for the nationwide and state specific Latino and Asian American election eve polls, conducted by Latino Decisions and Asian American Decisions. Earlier installments of the release, on key issues and voting process, are available HERE for the Latino poll. Asian American poll findings will be posted online HERE starting tomorrow. Below are key findings on … Continue reading »

California Latino Voters Back Clinton Over Trump By 80-16% Margin; Asian Americans Support Clinton Over Trump By 79-13%

Below are key candidate questions for the California-specific Latino and Asian American election eve polls, conducted by Latino Decisions and Asian American Decisions. Full toplines and crosstabs available HERE for the Latino poll; Asian American poll findings will be posted online HERE starting tomorrow.  In California, Latino voters back Hillary Clinton over Donald Trump by a 80-16% margin. Bycomparison, in Latino Decisions’ … Continue reading »

Arizona Latinos Back Clinton Over Trump By 84-12% Margin; Maricopa Co. Latinos Vote Against Arpaio 91-9%

Below are key candidate questions for the Arizona-specific Latino and Asian American election eve polls, conducted by Latino Decisions and Asian American Decisions. Full toplines and crosstabs available HERE for the Latino poll; Asian American poll findings will be posted online HERE starting tomorrow.  In Arizona, Latino voters back Hillary Clinton over Donald Trump by a 84-12% margin. By comparison, in Latino Decisions’ 2012 … Continue reading »

Wisconsin Latino Voters Back Clinton Over Trump By 87-10% Margin

Below are key candidate questions for the Wisconsin-specific Latino and Asian American election eve polls, conducted by Latino Decisions and Asian American Decisions. Full toplines and crosstabs available HERE for the Latino poll; Asian American poll findings will be posted online HEREstarting tomorrow.  In Wisconsin, Latino voters back Hillary Clinton over Donald Trump by a 87-10% margin. Nationwide, Latino voters … Continue reading »

New York Latino Voters Back Clinton Over Trump By 88-10% Margin

Below are key candidate questions for the New York-specific Latino and Asian American election eve polls, conducted by Latino Decisions and Asian American Decisions. Full toplines and crosstabs available HERE for the Latino poll; Asian American poll findings will be posted online HERE starting tomorrow. In New York, Latino voters back Hillary Clinton over Donald Trump by a 88-10% margin. Nationwide, Latino … Continue reading »