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Clinton’s lead in the polls may be larger than it seems, here’s why

Originally posted at Monkey Cage on 6/20/16 In 2012, national polls in October suggested the presidential race was a virtual tie. The Real Clear Politics polling average gave Barack Obama a slight 0.7 point lead over Mitt Romney, but he actually won by almost 4 points. Of the final 11 national polls released in 2012, […]

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New Findings in LD State of New Mexico Poll

The new State of New Mexico Poll conducted by Latino Decisions provides fresh data on the attitudes of registered voters in New Mexico regarding some of the most important policy issues facing the state. For example, the survey polled registered voters in New Mexico views toward multiple policies aimed at increasing civic engagement, a salient […]

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New NM Poll Provides Insights on Key Policies to be Considered in State Legislature

A new survey commissioned by Somos Un Pueblo Unido and conducted by Latino Decisions provides valuable insights into the attitudes of registered voters in New Mexico regarding the REAL ID issue, access to driver’s licenses for undocumented immigrants, and immigrants more broadly. This data is important and timely given that these issues have dominated the […]

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Health Care Costs Remain Major Hurdle for Hispanics in New Mexico

A new poll of Latino/Hispanic adults in New Mexico funded by the National Institute of Health provides an opportunity to explore New Mexican Hispanics’ interactions with and attitudes toward health care reform. The poll, commissioned by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Center for Health Policy (RWJF-CHP) along with NMCARES-Health Disparities Center, and administered by Latino Decisions, queried 600 Latino/Hispanic adults living […]

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New Mexico Survey Provides New Insights on Latinos and ACA

A new poll of Latino/Hispanic adults in New Mexico funded by the National Institute of Health provides an opportunity to explore New Mexican Hispanics’ interactions with and attitudes toward health care reform.[1]  The poll, commissioned by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Center for Health Policy (RWJF-CHP) along with NMCARES-Health Disparities Center, and administered by Latino Decisions, queried 600 Latino/Hispanic […]

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Healthcare in the Shadows

One of the most concerning narratives for any democratic country is the extent to which sub-populations of its citizenry are “living in the shadows”.  Living in the shadows or social exclusion (i.e. lack of access to a state identification card, bank accounts, and healthcare) is the process in which individuals are reluctant to fully engage […]

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Latino Health Care 5 Years After the ACA: Findings from the Latino National Health and Immigration Survey

President Obama’s signature domestic policy achievement, the Affordable Care Act (ACA) faces another test in the upcoming Supreme Court case King v. Burwell. As we await a decision that has huge implications for Obamacare, we take a closer look at whether the ACA has been beneficial for Latinos, a population constituting approximately one-fourth of the […]

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National Latino Health Survey: More Latinos Have Health Insurance; Gaps and Challenges Remain

On a press call and webinar held this morning, Latino Decisions presented the findings of its groundbreaking national poll on Latinos’ health, experiences with the changing healthcare marketplace, and outlook on immigration and racial issues. Sponsored by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) Center for Health Policy at the University of New Mexico and conducted […]

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State of the union preview: Latino voters support of tax reform

As the nation prepares to listen to President Obama give the State of the Union Address this evening we are highlighting our data on Latino’s attitude toward tax policy, an issue the President has been previewing in speeches across the country over the past two weeks. It has been widely reported that several senior administration […]

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Congressman Lujan is ideal choice for DCCC chair

The 2014 election has sent the Democratic Party back to the drawing board. The party looks to recover from an election that gave the Republican Party their greatest number of Congressional seats in nearly 70 years. It appears that Democrats understand that their 2016 strategy must include a focus on the Latino electorate, as House […]

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