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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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Origins of the Latino Political Gender Gap

With the 2014 midterm elections behind us, we are again reminded of the potential influence of Latino voters. This is because Latinos have had growing political influence in the last couple of presidential elections.  We are also reminded of the potential influence of the ‘women’s vote’ in the midterm elections. In this blog I draw […]

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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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GOP’s Response to Obama’s Executive Action Could Define 2016 Election

Originally published at Huffington Post Pollster Last night, President Obama announced his long-anticipated administrative orders on immigration reform, expected to include changes with regard to which immigrants the federal government prioritizes for detention and deportation, and specifically the temporary relief from deportation for undocumented immigrants who have lived in the United States more than five […]

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Did Asian Americans switch parties overnight? No.

This article originally appeared at the Monkey Cage Blog at The Washington Post Buried in the blue and red bars of the exit poll results from Tuesday’s midterm elections is an astonishing figure. Asian Americans were nearly evenly split in their voting in congressional races: 50 percent to 49 percent, with a nod to Democrats […]

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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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Latino Decisions now posting new voter poll results in CO, KS, AZ, TX

With the closure of Texas, Arizona, Colorado, and Kansas, we can assess Latino impact in two really competitive environments. Full results are posted here: www.latinovote2014.com We find in Colorado that Mark Udall is pulling 71% of the Latino vote to a mere 23 for Cory Gardner.  We project this is a margin of 6.2% for […]

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Early results in the 2014 Latino vote now posted for key states

So far, Latino Decisions has posted results from Illinois, Georgia, Florida, and North Carolina: full results here www.latinovote2014.com Across all four states, Latinos gave significant advantages to Democratic candidates for governor and senator in all states but Florida.  Senator Durbin will cruise to easy election.  But results for Senate candidates Hagan in North Carolina and […]

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