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Latino Early Vote Surges by 86% in North Carolina; Trump Crashes into Latino Firewall

North Carolina joins Nevada, Texas, Florida, in Early Vote Drubbing As early voting wraps up in North Carolina and other key states, the Latino community has delivered a stinging rebuke of Trump’s anti-immigrant agenda in the most American way – with their vote. According to data from the North Carolina State Board of Elections, Latinos in North Carolina … Continue reading »

Republicans a No-Show at Major Latino Election Event

Cooper and Ross in attendance, but where were McCrory and Burr? On Sunday afternoon, the North Carolina Congress of Latino Organizations (NCCLO) hosted its candidate forum with over 1,000 representatives from statewide Latino organizations. Seemingly, the only people missing were Governor McCrory and Senator Burr who, despite repeated invitations, declined to even send a representative. The … Continue reading »

Senator Burr Defends Trump’s Mass Deportation Plan

As the dust settles from last night’s debate between Deborah Ross and Richard Burr, it is clear that Burr not only supports Donald Trump’s candidacy for President, but he is also a champion of Trump’s mass deportation policy that has been widely condemned as the most extreme, anti-immigrant proposal in modern history. Largely echoing the … Continue reading »

There Is No Debate: Senator Burr Stands With Trump

Burr’s Xenophobic Record Matches Trump’s Xenophobic Rhetoric As Deborah Ross and Richard Burr make their final preparations for tonight’s debate, two things are crystal clear: Senator Burr not only stands by his endorsement of Donald Trump, but he has a voting record on immigration that matches Trump’s divisive and xenophobic rhetoric. Over the course of his campaign, … Continue reading »

Senator Burr Stands by Donald Trump

Burr Vows Continued Support of Trump Despite Sexual Assault Revelations Senator Richard Burr reaffirmed his endorsement of Donald Trump yesterday despite the utterly grotesque video that surfaced last Friday of the Republican nominee bragging about how he sexually assaulted women. While initially stating that he needed a few days to see if Trump showed contrition, it is clear that … Continue reading »

Too Little Too Late; Senator Burr and Governor McCrory Enabled Trump’s Rise and Should Share In His Fall

Raleigh, NC—The following is a statement from Tim Eakins, Director of North Carolina’s Voice: “After a year of supporting Donald Trump and fueling his rise to power, Senator Richard Burr and Governor Pat McCrory have been quick to distance themselves from this latest scandal involving Trump’s disgusting and predatory comments that came to light on Friday. … Continue reading »

ICYMI: Nationwide “Voto Latino Hits 100K Voter Registrations in Election Cycle”

North Carolina in the Top Four Nationally for New Voter Registrations Today, Voto Latino announced that their efforts to register Latino millennials has topped 100,000 nationally with North Carolina ranking in the top four, exceeded only by states with much larger Latino populations including Texas, California, and Florida. These unprecedented numbers reflect both the tremendous work of … Continue reading »

Senator Burr’s Deafening Silence In the Machado Moment

If Burr Won’t Stand Up to Trump Now When Will He? Senator Burr’s silence is deafening as Donald Trump doubles down on his “Machado Moment” and focuses the full energy of his campaign on disgusting, sexist, racist, and bullying attacks against Alicia Machado, a Latina, Miss Universe pageant winner. North Carolinians elected Burr to represent … Continue reading »

Across the Nation, Hundreds of Latino Voters, Families and Allies Gathered for Swing State Debate Watch Parties

Last night, community leaders, immigrant families, and allies gathered throughout battleground states to watch the first of three Presidential debates between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump. In an election cycle dominated by racist rhetoric and bigotry, the two candidates have offered the starkest contrast on immigration in recent history – one of inclusion and one of division – and … Continue reading »

For First General Election Presidential Debate, North Carolina Latino Organizations Will Host Phone Banks and Watch Parties

Latino organizations are gathering for a phone bank to Latino voters ahead of the first general election presidential debate. Following the phone bank, organization members and allies will watch the debate live on Univision. The events will be open to press, and participants in the phone bank and debate watch party will be available for … Continue reading »