A new ad inspired by the infamous 1964 “Daisy” ad that helped defeat Republican Presidential nominee Barry Goldwater is targeting another extremist: Joe Arpaio. “The stakes are too high to let Trump and Arpaio win.” Powerful new @BaztaArpaio ad: pic.twitter.com/KX7vGTQ9xG #BaztaArpaio — America’s Voice (@AmericasVoice) November 1, 2016 Bazta Arpaio, the Arizona... Continue »
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... Continue »
Both Sen. Marco Rubio and Speaker Paul Ryan have early voted, but that’s not the only thing they have in common. Both recently cast their ballots for Donald Trump for President, and both — as if trying to avoid some sort of poltergeist — couldn’t even bring themselves to... Continue »
Journalist Maria Hinojosa ripped into a member of Donald Trump’s Hispanic Advisory Board (remember that?) for his use of the pejorative “illegals” during an appearance on MSNBC’s AM Joy this past weekend. At one point, Trump advisor Steve Cortes said that “it is more unfair for legal immigrants to allow... Continue »
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... Continue »
Last week, we cautioned about the effects of faulty polling of Latinos in battleground states on pre-election predictions and post-election analyses. In a new piece for Univision, David Adams outlines pollsters’ common mistakes when interviewing Latino voters, including small sample sizes and targeting the ““wrong Latinos”…By not offering interviews in Spanish and... Continue »
“Our community is ready to send an unmistakable message to Trump and the Republicans who enabled him” In a new piece for Univision, America’s Voice’s Gabe Ortíz lays out the truth: “The 27 million Latinos eligible to vote in this year’s election have the power to become the wall between... Continue »
Simon Rosenberg from the left and Jennifer Rubin from the right weigh in with insightful takes on how Latinos and the politics of immigration are shaking up the electoral map in 2016 – and beyond With the 2016 electoral map taking shape, a host of Latino-heavy states moving towards... Continue »
Donald Trump’s campaign may be faltering, but Trumpism is alive and well. Police are investigating the at least two dozen white supremacist fliers that were posted on two Iowa campuses this past week. At Iowa State University, some 20 posters reading “In 1950, America was 90 percent white. It... Continue »
Even Trump Voters Support “Stay” over “Go” By 2:1 New polling from Pew Research finds that by a 4:1 margin Americans support a policy that allows undocumented immigrants to stay legally over a policy that does not allow undocumented immigrants to stay legally.  Since Pew began asking this question in 2013,... Continue »