In his newest column for HuffPost, America’s Voice Communications Manager Juan Escalante takes a hit at the GOP’s pathetic strategy to rally voters by attacking immigrants, minorities, people of color. In doing so, Escalante points out the countless Republican attack ads continually demonizing immigrants — a desperate and blatant attempt to divide and distract voters… Continue »

Sen. Dean Heller (R-NV) is Nevada’s senior Senator and is running for reelection against Democratic Rep. Jacky Rosen. He’s the only Republican Senator who is up for reelection this fall in a state that Hillary Clinton won in 2016. Heller has sometimes been considered a moderate on the issue of immigration, especially when compared to… Continue »

El Paso and Hidalgo Counties, both along the border and majority Latino, have seen spike in voter registration On the last day to register to vote in Texas, counties throughout the state have been reporting an increased number of registered voters in comparison to previous election cycles. El Paso and Hidalgo Counties, respectively, have both… Continue »

Perhaps race-baiting and xenophobia isn’t such a great GOP strategy after all. New polling from the Washington Post-Schar School finds incumbent Rep. Barbara Comstock (R-VA) losing by 12 points to challenger Jennifer Wexton in the closely-watched race in Virginia 10th congressional district. Rep. Comstock has made MS-13 a centerpiece of her campaign, running a host… Continue »

Nothing resonates better with Latinos than “familia,” and that’s exactly what I saw last week at a phone bank calling Latino voters. The phone bank was organized by Power California, an organization whose mission is “building the power of young people of color and their families to participate and lead systems of government at all… Continue »

Los Angeles, California – The Coalition for Humane Immigrant Rights (CHIRLA) and the CHIRLA Action Fund have tasked themselves with educating California voters on propositions that will appear on the ballot on November 6th,  and ensuring that people vote and that they do it for candidates who are looking out for their best interests. They… Continue »

A Is For America podcast

*** * On this week’s episode of our podcast, we spoke with UCLA professor and Latino Decisions principal Matt Barreto about this year’s midterm elections, the importance of the Latino vote, current polls, campaign investment into new American communities, and more. (Interview begins at 9:15.) This week, a federal judge handed down a major decision on… Continue »

FULLERTON, California – Orange County has become ground zero for Democrats trying to turn Republican districts blue in close races. They’ll only be able to succeed if they can mobilize Latino and Asian voters, who have been changing the face of this traditionally white, conservative and Republican community. In seven California districts — four in… Continue »

LINK to article here In a piece published today in the Texas Observer, Justin Miller details how Sen. Ted Cruz’s campaign for reelection has taken an ugly turn since Congressman Beto O’Rourke has narrowed the incumbent’s lead in the polls. Below is an excerpt from Justin Miller’s piece in the Texas Observer. Find the piece… Continue »

Attacking immigrants for electoral success is, unfortunately, not a new phenomenon, but Donald Trump and Stephen Miller’s 2018 midterm divide and distract strategy has almost entirely consumed the Republican Party this election cycle. This cynical political strategy seeks to scapegoat immigrants to distract from the GOP’s unpopular policies. We wanted to take a look at… Continue »