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Nevada Latino Voters Back Clinton Over Trump By 81-16% Margin; Asian Americans Support Clinton Over Trump By 60-34%

Below are key candidate questions for the Nevada-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 Nevada, Latino voters back Hillary Clinton over Donald Trump by a 81-16% margin. By comparison, in Latino Decisions’ … Continue reading »

Trump Campaign Throws Fit Over Latinos Early Voting In Nevada

A day after Latinos and immigrants lined up for hours on the last night of early voting in Nevada, the state’s GOP chairman and Donald Trump supporter claimed that “in Clark County, they kept a poll open till 10 o’clock at night so a certain group could vote.” “A certain group”…veiled racism much? Both Trump and … Continue reading »

Nevada Latinos May Have Walled Off Donald Trump From The Presidency Last Night

On June 16, 2015, Donald Trump launched his Presidential campaign by calling Mexicans drug dealers, criminals and “rapists.” Some may have forgotten his remarks during the 16 months of insults that were to come, but Latino never did. Just take a look at what happened during the final night of early voting in Nevada last night. [View the story … Continue reading »

“I Do It For My Parents”: First Time Voters Will Vote This November For Their Undocumented Families

Two of the new citizens who are voting for the first time this November aren’t just voting for themselves — they’re also voting for the undocumented immigrants who can’t vote. In the battleground state of Nevada — where early voting numbers are indicating Latino and immigrant voters are energized — Alejandro is voting in his … Continue reading »

So Much For a Moral Compass

For Joe Heck, Trump’s fitness for the presidency fluctuates based on the perceived impact on Heck’s own political fortunes In October, Nevada Senate candidate Rep. Joe Heck said that, “in good conscience,” he could not continue to support Donald Trump and noted his desire to “formally ask Mr. Trump to step down.” Yesterday, in a stunning reversal, Rep. … Continue reading »

View From the Ground in Three Key Swing States: Community Leaders, Canvassers Discuss Voting Numbers in Florida, Nevada, and Colorado

A recording of today’s call is available here On a press call this afternoon hosted by America’s Voice and Immigrant Voters Win PAC, community leaders and canvassers discussed voting numbers from the ground in Florida, Nevada, and Colorado. Just a week before Election Day, speakers provided insight into what they are hearing at the doors, what’s going on at … Continue reading »

In Key 2016 States, High Levels of Latino Voter Energy and Participation on Display

Will Latinos turn out and vote against Trump and for Democrats by record margins? By a number of measures, Latino voters across the country are engaged and enthusiastic about voting in 2016. Adrian Pantoja of Latino Decisions has this to say in a new analysis titled, “The Trump Effect and the Latino Vote”: “Throughout this election … Continue reading »

Senate Candidate Catherine Cortez Masto Joins Nevada Families For Halloween-Themed GOTV Party

Senate candidate Catherine Cortez Masto joined Nevada families for a Halloween-themed GOTV effort in Las Vegas yesterday, with attendees eager to remind candidates that there is “no hope without the Latino vote.” And, families are certainly already making their voices heard. According to political guru Jon Ralston, half a million Nevadans have already cast their … Continue reading »

Faulty Polling of Latinos in FL and NV Offers Fresh Reminders: Getting it Wrong Skews Overall Results and Misrepresents Latino Preferences

A cautionary tale from 2010 for pollsters and pundits as we near Election Day 2016. As Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) awoke on Election Day 2010, he was considered “a goner,” so said Tom Kludt of Talking Points Memo. As Kludt noted, “In the dying embers of the 2010 midterms, the Senate majority leader appeared to … Continue reading »

A New NBC/WSJ Poll Has Trump Improving Among Nevada Latinos? “Highly Unlikely”

A new NBC/Wall Street Journal poll has Donald Trump improving his standing among Nevada Latino voters by 15 points? Yeah right. We’ve been down this road before. In 2010, most pollsters expected Harry Reid to lose by 4 points. Except that he won by 5 points. Most pollsters didn’t — and don’t — speak Spanish, … Continue reading »