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Latinos and Police Abuse

Unfortunately missing from the raging national debate over recurrent police killings of African American men and boys — defined as an issue pitting blacks against whites — is the question of where other minority groups stand.  This omission is particularly unfortunate in the case of Latinos, who bring their own substantial experience to questions of […]

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Executive Action Politics Columns

David R. Ayón’s most recent column posted at Univision news, draws on the new Latino Decisions survey of Latino voters’ reactions to executive action on immigration.  Noting strong and unified Latino supportt across the political spectrum for the announced immigration relief measures, the column argues that this issue is likely to remain Latino voters’ top priority through […]

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NEW POLL RESULTS: National Poll Finds Overwhelming Support For Executive Action on Immigration

A national poll of Latino voters found 89% support for President Obama’s use of Executive Authority on immigration. The poll was conducted November 20-22, coinciding with the news of President Obama’s policy announcement, and was conducted by Latino Decisions and commissioned by Presente.org in partnership with NALACC and Mi Familia Vota. [View PPT slides] The […]

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NEW POLL RELEASE: Mon Nov 24 – Latino Decisions Dives into Latino Attitudes Post-Obama Executive Action

To register for the webinar press release, click here: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/3148630029670438658 Media Advisory For: Monday, November 24th, 2014 @ 9:00am PT / 12 noon ET Latino Political Allegiances Shift After Executive Action Announcement New Poll from Latino Decisions Dives into Latino Political Party Feelings Post-Obama Executive Action Announcement What: Press call/webinar unveiling results of a major […]

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The reason why Obama is giving a major immigration speech in Nevada

In January 2013, President Obama chose Del Sol High School in Las Vegas to make his remarks outlining his administration’s comprehensive immigration reform principles. Part victory rally, part policy speech, the event was a clear thank-you to the state’s Latino and organized-labor communities for their 2012 support and a down payment on promises to be […]

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WKKF State of the Latino Family Survey: Optimism and Obstacles

Earlier this week the W.K. Kellogg Foundation (WKKF) released results from The State of the Latino Family national survey. The expansive study, conducted by Latino Decisions, included interviews with 1,000 Latino adults and addressed important topics including education, health care, economic conditions, and discrimination. [Topline Results HERE ] Despite serious concerns about economic stability and discrimination, […]

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What 2014 Taught Us

Results from Latino Decisions’ election eve poll are out. So are the media’s national exit polls. And, of course, in almost every state and district we now have the final election returns. What did we learn from the 2014 midterms? Herewith, LD’s bullet-pointed list of the 8 major takeaways from our 2014 election eve poll, […]

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LD 2014 Election Eve Polls: Release at the National Press Club

2014 ELECTION EVE POLL OF 5,000 LATINO VOTERS NATIONWIDE AND IN 10 STATES Voters Nationwide and in FL, GA, NC, IL, TX, KS, CO, NV, AZ, CA Speak on the Candidates and the Issues: Immigration, Economics, Environment, and More Washington, DC – Partial results of an election-eve Latino Decisions survey of 5,000 Latino voters nationwide and in […]

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2014 Election Eve Poll: Latino voters nationwide say immigration top voting issue

Key Results Now Available for Huge Latino Voter Poll Nationwide and in 10 States Washington, DC – An election eve poll of nearly 5,000 Latino voters nationwide and in key 2014 states (Arizona, California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Kansas, Nevada, North Carolina and Texas) provides new insights into Latino voter behavior in the 2014 elections.  Below […]

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Getting the Latino vote wrong? Which polls are good and which polls are bad

This article originally appeared at Politico.com Is it possible that Colorado’s Cory Gardner is shaping up to be this election cycle’s Sharron Angle? You might recall what happened to Angle in the Nevada Senate race in 2010. Almost every pre-election poll had Angle, the tea-party-supported Republican challenger to Senate Democratic majority leader Harry Reid, leading the […]

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