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Latino Decision's Matt Barreto Explains How Polls Underestimate Latino Voters

Over the weekend, The New York Time’s polling guru, Nate Silver, asked whether polls are underestimating the effect of the Hispanic vote.  The answer appears to be yes.  Silver spoke with Matt Barreto of Latino Decisions, who looked at some of the polling that has been conducted this year and explained how this underestimation happens. … Continue reading »

Nate Silver of New York Times Dissects Accuracy of Latino Voter Polling

Editor’s Note: You can tune in to a live-stream broadcast today at noon Eastern to hear about a new poll of Virginia Latinos from Latino Decisions, and how Latinos here view the Presidential and Senate candidates.  Information available below. With presidential and down-ballot campaigns in overdrive to appeal to Latino voters across the country, polling … Continue reading »

ICYMI: Nate Silver Dissects Accuracy of Latino Voter Polling

Tune in at Noon Today to Learn about Virginia Latino Voters from Latino Decisions Washington, DC – With presidential and down-ballot campaigns in overdrive to appeal to Latino voters across the country, polling guru Nate Silver of the New York Times’s FiveThirtyEight political blog asks an important question – do many polls of Latino voters … Continue reading »

Latino Vote 2012: Why Margin AND Mobilization Will Matter

As many have noted, Latino vote turnout in November is one of the things that could determine the 2012 presidential race.  There are two choices Latino voters have to make: Whether to vote at all Which candidate to support When it comes to Latino voters, the two parties are facing different challenges: Democrats have the … Continue reading »

The Latino Vote in 2012: Why Margin AND Mobilization Matter

Latino Voter Turnout Levels Important to Assess Alongside Head-to-Head Matchup Between Obama & Romney As many have noted, the 2012 presidential race may hinge on Latino voters’ political choices.  But there are two choices Latino voters have to make: 1) whether to vote at all; and 2) which candidate to support if they decide to … Continue reading »