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Latinos not very enthusiastic about the 2012 election

By Pilar Marrero – Pilar.marrero@laopinion.com  | 2011-12-12 Click here to download slide-deck presentation from today’s webinar Click here to view the results from the December impreMedia/Latino Decisions poll LOS ANGELES, CA. – The lively primary campaign for the Republican nomination, which has been in the news for months, has not generated interest among the majority […]

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Their religion does not affect Latinos’ vote

By Pilar Marrero – Pilar.marrero@laopinion.com  | 2011-12-8 Full Results From December Poll Posted Here LOS ANGELES, CA. – Because of the conservative philosophy of Latinos in the U.S. regarding family and religion, in the 1980s, Ronald Reagan said: “Hispanics are Republicans. They just don’t know it yet.” Today’s Republicans are still repeating this as if […]

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Latino Decisions and impreMedia to release new poll on Religion and Politics

Latino Decisions and impreMedia will be releasing data from a new survey focused on the Latino electorate’s attitudes regarding the role of religion in politics on Thursday, December 8, 2011. The December survey is the sixth and final monthly tracking poll in 2011. impreMedia is the leading Hispanic News and Information Company in the U.S. […]

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Latinos’ Attitudes Toward the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act

By Gabriel R. Sanchez, PhD, Jillian Medeiros, PhD, Sam Howarth, PhD [Full Report Available Here]              [Results from Non-Voter Sample of October Poll Posted Here] Executive Summary There has been much debate related to health care reform both before President Obama signed the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) into law, and after its historic […]

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Latinos support health care reform but not mandate

By Pilar Marrero– Pilar.marrero@laopinion.com  | 2011-10-13 New Poll Results Posted Here LOS ANGELES, CA. – Latino voters have a complicated relationship with the health care reform law approved in March 2010. On the one hand, they support the majority of its provisions and oppose its repeal. But just like other voters, they are against the […]

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Latino Decisions and impreMedia to release new poll on Health Care Policy

Latino Decisions and impreMedia in collaboration with the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) Center for Health Policy at the University of New Mexico will be releasing data from a new survey focused on the Latino electorate’s attitudes and experiences with health care policy on Thursday, October 13, 2011. The October survey is the fifth of […]

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A Response to Whit Ayres’ Response

By Gary Segura and Gabriel Sanchez Whit Ayers, of Ayres/McHenry, responded to the criticisms raised of his new poll of Latinos  by making three points. 1)     That language was not the fifth question but that they used call-backs. 2)     That my comparison of nativity figures to the Latino National Survey is comparing registered voters to […]

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Hispanics Aspire to Better Education

By Pilar Marrero/ Pilar.marrero@laopinion.com |2011-08-18 LOS ANGELES, Calif.- When it comes to their children’s education, Latino voters have clear and high aspirations: a new poll revealed that an overwhelming 96%—almost all—would like to see their kids earn a college degree, whether it is a bachelor’s, master’s or professional degree. What is not so clear is […]

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It’s True: Latinos are Liberals, and Other Important Matters

By Gary Segura and Shaun Bowler Yesterday Latino Decisions released a new poll finding regarding the debt and deficit as part of its ImpreMedia-Latino Decisions Tracking Poll.  When asked whether the preferred solution for closing the deficit was spending cuts, tax increases on the wealthy or a combination of the two, Latino voters overwhelmingly lean […]

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Are Latinos Willing to Pay the Price of Immigration Reform?

By Francisco Pedraza, Texas A&M University In his most recent statement on immigration, a speech in May of 2011 in El Paso, President Obama framed immigration in economic terms and he did this in two ways.  First, President Obama pitched immigration as part of a broader strategy for the U.S. to remain competitive in a […]

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