NEW POLL: Trump is alienating Florida Latinos

According to a new poll released by Latino Victory Project, Latino Decisions, and America’s Voice, a clear majority of Florida Latinos – 64 percent – disapprove of President Donald Trump’s performance and 7 out 10 believe the Republican Party doesn’t care about or is hostile toward Latinos. Additionally, more than one-third of Florida Latinos said […]

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New Poll: 89% of Texas Latinos Want Dream Act Passed; Oppose SB4

On a press call held today, Texas State Representative Cesar Blanco joined with Latino Decisions Principal Sylvia Manzano, Latino Victory Project President Cristóbal J. Alex, and America’s Voice: Texas State Director Mario Carrillo to discuss the findings and implications of new polling exploring Texas Latinos’ views on SB4, DACA, and the ongoing debate over Dreamers.  […]

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New Poll: 91% of Latinos Want Dream Act Passed; Dream Debate Will Have Major Political Resonance with Latino Voters

On a press call and webinar held today, Congressional Hispanic Caucus Chair Rep. Michelle Lujan Grisham (D-NM) and Congressional Hispanic Caucus Vice Chair Rep. Joaquin Castro (D-TX) joined with Latino Victory Project President Cristóbal J. Alex, Sylvia Manzano, Principal at Latino Decisions, and Frank Sharry, Executive Director of America’s Voice, to discuss the findings and […]

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NEW POLL: OVERWHELMING MAJORITY OF LATINOS FRUSTRATED WITH TRUMP

According to a new poll released today by Latino Victory Project, Latino Decisions, and America’s Voice, an overwhelming majority of Latinos – 76 percent – disapprove of President Donald Trump’s performance and 7 out 10 believe the Republican Party doesn’t care about or is hostile toward Latinos. Additionally, for the first time in polling Latinos, […]

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New NCLR Poll Demonstrates Workplace Concerns

(Originally posted at NCLR.org) Today, NCLR (National Council of La Raza) released a national poll of Latino voters focused on their experiences in the workplace, including health, safety and wage issues. [TOPLINES HERE and DECK HERE] The poll, administered by the polling firm Latino Decisions, surveyed 700 respondents between May 12-25, 2017. The poll is […]

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LD Opens DC Office: Longtime Democratic Strategist Albert Morales Named Senior Political Director

Longtime Democratic strategist Albert Morales, has joined Latino Decisions as its Senior Political Director. Morales’s Washington political experience spans three different Chairmanships of the Democratic National Committee and one stint with the Democratic Governors’ Association. In the run up to the 2016 Presidential Primaries, he served as Director of Hispanic Engagement and Deputy Director of […]

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How perceptions of an anti-immigrant environment negatively impacts Latino health outcomes

The first 50 days of President Trump’s administration has seen an increase in immigration raids and the rise of hate crimes towards immigrants. This anti-immigrant sentiment is creating fear and stress for immigrants which ultimately lead to negative health outcomes. In our paper recently published in the Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law we examine how […]

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New Survey Finds Strong Support for Ethics Reform to Combat Political Corruption in New Mexico

Political corruption continues to be a major issue in New Mexico, making legislation to improve government accountability and transparency a major need as the state begins the 60- day legislative session. Most recently, Taxation and Revenue Secretary Demesia Padilla resigned from her job in the midst of an embezzlement and tax evasion investigation. However, scandals […]

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CA-34: Sanders Movement Lives On, Voters Reject Political Establishment

A new LD poll shows voters in California’s 34th congressional district give high marks to Senator Bernie Sanders, and many of the themes of his political movement, as more than a dozen candidates jockey for position to replace outgoing Congressman Xavier Becerra. Becerra was named Attorney General of California to fill the vacancy of Kamala Harris who […]

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Latino voters want policy makers to aggressively combat global warming and pass clean energy legislation

In the eve of the 2016 presidential election, we asked Latino voters in the key states of Arizona, Colorado, Florida, North Carolina, Nevada, Ohio and Virginia about their environmental preferences. While much of the attention has been on immigration and the economy, like all voters in the electorate, Latino voters are paying attention to a wide […]

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