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ICYMI: “Why exit polls are wrong about Latino voters in Arizona”

Washington – In a new Arizona Republic piece, “Why exit polls are wrong about Latino voters in Arizona,” Stephen A. Nuño and Bryan Wilcox-Archuleta refute exit poll claims that 31% of Arizona Latinos cast votes in favor of Donald Trump. Relying on analysis of precincts – instead of counties – Nuño and Wilcox-Archuleta find that … 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 »

“We Want To Have A Voice”: Latino And Asian Immigrants Are Turning Out For Naturalization Efforts

A host of Latino, Asian, immigrant, and labor rights groups have launched naturalization drives aimed at permanent residents eligible for citizenship — and the images from these workshops and outreach efforts have been absolutely inspiring. Some of the inspiration for getting Latino and immigrant voters out to naturalize and vote has been to fight back against the … Continue reading »

Introducing the America’s Voice/Latino Decisions 2016 Senate Project

Latino Decisions and America’s Voice to Examine Latino Influence and Immigration Politics in Competitive Senate Races Washington, DC – As 2015 draws to a close and all eyes focus in on the official start of primary season, America’s Voice and Latino Decisions announced, today, a new 2016 Senate project to monitor political developments in states … Continue reading »

Maná and Los Tigres Del Norte Have A Message for Latino Voters

Latin musical powerhouses Maná and Los Tigres del Norte sent a powerful message to Latino voters last night. Moments after concluding their duet performance of the song “Somos Mas Americanos” (We Are More American), the bands came together to raise a white sign that asked Latinos to stand united against racism. The sign, which reads … Continue reading »

Nueva encuesta: los votantes, incluyendo republicanos, apoyan la opción “Permanezcan aquí” en lugar de “Váyanse a su país”

Frank Sharry: “Los líderes republicanos han manejado mal el tema migratorio de  manera increíble. Están en contra del 69% del país y del 57% de sus propios votantes”  Washington, DC – Una gran mayoría del pueblo estadounidense está lista para una reforma migratoria que incluya una vía al estatus legal y a la ciudadanía. Una … Continue reading »

Rep. Gutiérrez: Trump Is Motivating Voters, Just Not The Ones He Wants

Today, on the House floor, Rep. Luis Gutiérrez spoke “about some of the Chicago-area high school students he has met with in recent weeks. In particular, he spoke of the sense he gets from them that they are being motivated to register and vote because of Donald Trump. Standing before a picture of the billionaire … Continue reading »

NEW ANALYSIS: In 2016 the GOP Nominee Will Likely Need 47% of the Latino Vote Nationally to Win the Popular Vote

Latino Decisions Unveils Updated Models on the Threshold the GOP Must Meet to Take Back the White House As immigration continues to insert itself as a defining issue in the presidential election cycle, many have been left to speculate what this means for the Republican Party’s efforts to improve its competitiveness with Latino voters.  Today, … Continue reading »

RNC’s Response to Trump’s Anti-Immigrant Rant? “Welcome!” Most 2016 GOP Candidates? Silence.

Yesterday, the latest GOP candidate for President in 2016 accused a majority of America’s undocumented immigrants of being “rapists” — and not one single GOP competitor has yet to denounce him for it. “When Mexico sends its people, they’re not sending the best,” reality television star and businessman Donald Trump claimed during his widely-panned announcement … Continue reading »

Hillary Clinton Can Win Latino Vote — But Must First Fully Embrace Immigration Action

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton entered the 2016 Presidential race this past weekend, and where she stands on both immigration reform and immigration action will determine if Latino voters lean into her campaign — or tune out. As Latino Decisions has consistently noted, immigration is a “gateway” issue for the Latino voters. When 61% of … Continue reading »