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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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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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LD Weighs in on Noticias Univision.com: Latino Influence and Political Paradox

The new America’s Voice – Latino Decisions pre-electoral poll is the basis for the latest LD column by David R. Ayón, published on the Univision news website.  This column, titled “El Poder de los Votantes Latinos,” discusses the poll’s findings on what Latinos say motivates them to vote and what their priority issues are this year.  Ayón notes that […]

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New NCLRAF/LD Poll in North Carolina: Hagan leads Tillis 40-15 Among Latinos

A new statewide poll of North Carolina’s Latino electorate commissioned by the National Council of La Raza Action Fund (NCLR Action Fund) and implemented by Latino Decisions, shows immigration remains the top priority for Latino voters.  View TOPLINES HERE and SLIDE DECK HERE. There are over 115,000 Latinos registered to vote in North Carolina, and […]

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New NCLRAF/LD Poll in Colorado: Udall leads Gardner 55-14 Among Latinos

Yesterday the  The National Council of La Raza Action Fund (NCLRAF) and Latino Decisions released a new poll of Latino voters in Colorado that finds incumbent Democratic Senator Mark Udall holds a substantial lead over his Republican challenger Cory Gardner. *TOPLINE RESULTS HERE* *SLIDE DECK HERE* The poll finds Udall leading among Latino voters with 55 […]

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Federal Court relies on Barreto-Sanchez expert report in striking down Texas voter ID law

Matt Barreto and Gabe Sanchez authored an expert report in the Veasey v. Perry lawsuit challenging the Texas voter ID law, which was cited by a federal judge in striking down the law.  Barreto and Sanchez conducted a statewide survey of eligible voters in Texas and found that African Americans and Hispanics were statistically more […]

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ICYMI: Recent Coverage of Latino Decisions Research & Insight

Latino Decisions’ senior staff and recent research has been a fixture on television, radio, and print media in recent weeks. In particular, firm co-founders Dr. Matt Barreto and Dr. Gary Segura have been busy with media appearances around the release of their new book, Latino America: How America’s Most Dynamic Population is Poised to Transform […]

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Previewing the 2014 Latino Electorate

At its Washington national headquarters Monday, the National Council of La Raza (NCLR) hosted a 2014 midterm election preview for the national media that featured panelists Matt Barreto and Gary Segura, co-founders of Latino Decisions. Barreto and Segura presented key findings drawn from recent LD research, offered insights and lessons learned from recent national electoral […]

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