American Election Eve Poll shows Latino preferred O’Rourke over Cruz 74%-24% AUSTIN, TX – Higher voter turnout was reported all across Texas during this year’s midterm election, leading to an increase in Latino and suburban voters that broke heavily for Democratic candidate Beto O’Rourke in his race to unseat Sen. Ted Cruz. Despite the high… Continue »

The following is a statement from Frank Sharry, Executive Director of America’s Voice, reacting to the news that the House of Representatives has flipped to Democratic control: There’s a new sheriff in town. The American people have spoken and they voted overwhelmingly in favor of a check on a president who has operated with impunity… Continue »

The following is a statement by Frank Sharry, Executive Director of America’s Voice. Kris Kobach, one of the leading anti-immigrant voices in American politics, lost in a stunning upset today in the race for Kansas Governor. He has a long history of vilifying immigrants and pushing repressive policies. He has inflicted pain on millions. It… Continue »

The following is a statement from Frank Sharry, Executive Director of America’s Voice, reacting to the loss of Lou Barletta in the Pennsylvania Senate race: Just because the Pennsylvania Senate race wasn’t close shouldn’t diminish its significance. Lou Barletta is about as Trumpy a candidate as there is. As mayor of Hazleton, he became a… Continue »

Corey Stewart and Barbara Comstock Follow the Trump/Gillespie Playbook and Lose Big The following is a statement from Frank Sharry, Executive Director of America’s Voice, reacting to initial results in Virginia: Corey Stewart and Barbara Comstock followed President Trump’s playbook. They stoked fear about immigrants. Both lost big. Last year, Ed Gillespie tried the same… Continue »

See results here; link will be updated throughout the night as polls close In 2018, allied organizations across the progressive movement are launching the American Election Eve Poll examining how African American, Asian American and Pacific Islander, Latino, Native American and White voters engaged in the 2018 midterm elections. The American Election Eve Poll: Examined how African… Continue »

“Is there any empirical data that Trump’s nativist, race baiting close to the campaign is actually a strategically smart move?” President Trump and the GOP’s closing electoral argument — that the strongest nation on earth should cower in fear of immigrants — is both desperate and racist. The press can’t get enough of it, and… Continue »

Welcome to our 2018 election liveblog! Tune in starting Monday, November 5 as we post updates on voter turnout, election records, predictions, forecasts, results, and more.   Latino Decisions polling  | Arizona results |  California results  |  Florida results  | Georgia results |  Nevada results  | Texas results * A few key takeaways from the poll: Across demographics —… Continue »

Trump and the GOP’s closing argument  – that the strongest nation on earth should cower in fear of immigrants  – is as desperate as it is racist. As an unnamed White House official even admitted to the New York Times, the racist White House video released this week was an attempt to “change the focus… Continue »

“Congressman Steve King’s recent comments, actions, and retweets are completely inappropriate. We must stand up against white supremacy and hate in all forms, and I strongly condemn this behavior” wrote top House Republican Rep. Steve Stivers from Ohio this week in a tweet. Stivers is the chairman of the National Republican Congressional Committee (NRCC), which… Continue »