Archive | November, 2011

Let’s be humane: Republican rhetoric on immigration reform and voter opinion

Stephen A. Nuño, Northern Arizona University “I don’t see how the party that says it’s the party of the family is going to adopt an immigration policy which destroys families which have been here a quarter-century. I’m prepared to take the heat for saying let’s be humane in enforcing the law.” – Newt Gingrich, 11/22/2011 […]

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Latinos, Skin Tone and Inter-Group Attitudes

By Betina C. Wilkinson, Wake Forest University The Latino population in the U.S. differs in many ways- by national origin, socioeconomic status, native status, political ideology, and even skin tone.  A recent Latino Decisions post by Gabriel Sanchez sheds light on another way that Latinos differentiate from each another: racial identification.  More Latinos today are […]

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Potential Latino VP Candidates Largely Unknown by Voters

One of the back stories of the GOP primary is whether any of the candidates vying to represent the Republican Party and challenge President Obama in 2012 can mobilize support among the Latino electorate. Given that Latinos are not likely to have a large impact on the outcome of the Republican primary, much of this […]

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Results From New Univision News/Latino Decisions Survey

A new Univision News/Latino Decisions poll conducted between October 21st and November 1st, 2011 provides the opportunity to gauge the candidate and policy preferences of the national electorate leading up to the 2012 presidential election. With national samples of both the Latino and overall electorates, this survey allows  for comparisons to be made between the […]

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Live webcast to announce results of Univision News election poll

*** Results from Univision News-Latino Decisions poll posted here *** WHO: Univision News and Latino Decisions to do briefing on results of comprehensive poll, Destino 2012: El Voto Latino (Destiny 2012: The Latino Vote) WHAT: Live webcast with Univision News to unveil findings of a comprehensive national survey of n=1000 all registered voters and n=1000 […]

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