Today, ImpreMedia/Latino Decisions is releasing its 2012 Latino Election Eve Poll at a new site: www.LatinoVote2012.com. The site is now live. The poll was conducted of Latino voters nationwide and in 11 states: AZ, CA, CO, FL, MA, NV, NM, NC, OH, TX and VA. Results will be released throughout the day on this website… Continue »

Maribel Hastings is a senior adviser to America’s Voice: Barely a month ago, I started attending a Methodist church in my neighborhood. Like other majority-black churches here in Washington, D.C., the topic of the election was never far from anyone’s minds–or their prayers. The foremost request: the reelection of President Barack Obama. I haven’t gone… Continue »

Por Maribel Hastings, asesora ejecutiva de America’s Voice: Hace apenas un mes comencé a visitar una Iglesia Metodista cercana a mi casa y como ocurre en otras iglesias mayormente afroamericanas de la capital política del país, el tema de la elección no queda fuera, sobre todo de las oraciones. La petición principal: la reelección del… Continue »

Yesterday, Mitt Romney’s health care advisor Avik Roy appeared on Up With Chris Hayes, where the conversation veered toward President Obama’s recent comments that if he wins a second term, it will have been because Republicans “have so alienated the fastest-growing demographic group in the country, the Latino community.” That means, Hayes said, that there… Continue »

Earlier today, ImpreMedia/Latino Decisions released its latest tracking poll of the Presidential race, finding that Obama leads Romney by a whopping 73% – 21% margin among Latino voters. Much of the focus is, of course, on the key battleground states, including Colorado, Florida, Nevada, and Virginia, where Latinos comprise key voting blocs. As we’ve reported, a number… Continue »

As we’ve been reporting, the DREAM Action Coalition has been traveling across the country, protesting and rallying against anti-immigrant candidates up for election this year. One of their targets is Connecticut’s GOP Senate candidate Linda McMahon, the WWE magnate who famously spent $50 million to lose a Senate campaign. McMahon hasn’t been completely unreliable on immigration-related… Continue »

Por Maribel Hastings, asesora ejecutiva de America’s Voice: WASHINGTON  – La promesa de reforma migratoria esta vez en una segunda administración Obama resurgió, por parte del propio presidente, pero esta vez de forma más pensada y lanzando además el reto a los republicanos que por los pasados años la han obstruido: si hay reforma será… Continue »

Por Maribel Hastings, asesora ejecutiva de America’s Voice: WASHINGTON – Tal parece que los emisarios hispanos del aspirante presidencial republicano, Mitt Romney, se quedaron sin excusas para explicar sus abismales cifras de apoyo entre los votantes latinos y lo más sencillo es colocarle la cereza al pastel con ofensas. Ahora resulta que los latinos no… Continue »

In an interview with Spanish news agency EFE yesterday, Otto Reich, a Mitt Romney campaign surrogate for Latin America, attributed Romney’s low level of support among Latino voters to his belief that Latino voters “are not well informed.” Reich further lamented that “We’re not communicating (with those voters) as we should” — as if the Romney campaign’s… Continue »

Frank Sharry: “It’s Self-Delusion for the Romney Campaign to Believe Self-Deportation Isn’t at the Heart of Their Latino Voter Problems.” In an interview with Spanish news agency EFE yesterday, Otto Reich, a Mitt Romney campaign surrogate for Latin America, attributed Romney’s low level of support among Latino voters to his belief that Latino voters “are not well… Continue »