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MFV & National Latino Leaders to Trump: Latino Voters Will Stop “Trumpadas” with their Ballots

MFV multi-state #VoteNoTrumpadas ad to mobilize Latino voters features dramatization of Trump-led attacks against Latino community Mi Familia Vota and Latino community leaders released on Thursday the #VoteNoTrumpadas” media ad campaign, which features a dramatization of President Trump’s attacks against the Latino community that have been echoed by his followers, including members of Congress. “Trumpada” is a play on the … Continue reading »

Must-Reads on Trump’s Xenophobia: Matt Barreto Predicts it Will Backfire; Greg Sargent Challenges Us to Hold Trump Responsible if it Does

Today’s must-read pieces come from Matt Barreto of Latino Decisions and Greg Sargent of the Washington Post. With Trump dominating the newscycle in recent days with his xenophobia and mendacity, Barreto cites extensive polling evidence and recent races to predict Trump’s fear mongering won’t work and Sargent challenges the political class to conclude that Trump’s … Continue reading »

ICYMI: Juan Escalante, “Democrats Have Only Themselves To Blame For Low Latino Support”

In his newest column for HuffPost, Juan Escalante dives into the Democratic party’s failure to truly understand and mobilize Latino voters. According to Escalante, Democrats will continue to run around in circles until they “enshrine issues like immigration reform into the core of their ‘progressive’ values and learn how to talk ― honestly and truthfully … Continue reading »

The Most Important Elections You’re Not Paying Enough Attention to Are in California

Community Groups Step in and Step Up to Mobilize Low-propensity Latino Voters On many election nights, California is an afterthought. Often, by the time the polls close in California, the election outcomes are already known. Not this year. This year, California voters will play a critical role in determining control of the U.S. House of … Continue reading »

ICYMI: Jolt Initiative and Ethnifacts Publish Groundbreaking Survey on Young Latinos

Full report is available for download on http://www.joltinitiative.org/ Austin, TX –  Earlier today the Jolt Initiative, an organization geared towards engaging young Latinos to be civically engaged, released a groundbreaking study along with Ethnifacts and US-ness, “We Are Texas: An Analysis of Young Latino Voters in the Lone Star State”. The survey conducted interviews with … Continue reading »

Mother Jones: “What the Democratic Party Can Learn from Nevada Casino Workers, Cooks, and Housekeepers”

In a new must-read story in Mother Jones, reporter Tim Murphy highlights the efforts and successes of the Culinary Workers Union in Nevada to mobilize the diverse voters found there. For those asking how best to mobilize Latino, Asian-American and other working class voters, studying what Culinary and their many partners do in Nevada seems like a … Continue reading »

Election 2018: Check Out These Record-Setting Voter Registration Numbers Around the Country

With the midterms rapidly approaching, voters across the country are registering at record-setting numbers. A record 800,000 people registered on this year’s September 25 National Voter Registration Day, surpassing the number of registrants from. In 2014, the last midterm election year, only 154,500 people registered on National Voter Registration Day. In the last six months, … Continue reading »

Juan Escalante for HuffPost, “The GOP’s Anti-Immigrant Agenda May Come Back To Haunt Them”

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 reading »

Texas Continues Seeing Spike in Voter Registrations on Deadline Day

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 reading »