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Latino America: How America’s Most Dynamic Population is Poised to Transform the Politics of the Nation

In conjunction with today’s book release, Latino America: How America’s Most Dynamic Population is Poised to Transform the Politics of the Nation, Dr. Matt Barreto and Dr. Gary Segura are interviewing with an array of outlets interested in their expertise on the Latino electorate. Dr. Barreto and Dr. Segura, professors at the University of Washington and […]

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Monday: Latino Decisions’ Co-Founders at NCLR 2014 Elections Event

Latino Decisions’ co-founders Dr. Matt Barreto and Dr. Gary Segura will be among the featured panelists in a discussion about the Latino vote and the upcoming 2014 elections to be held this Monday, September 29th at noon at NCLR’s national headquarters in Washington, DC.  Dr. Barreto and Dr. Segura will provide key insights into the […]

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Latino Decisions’ Matt Barreto & Gary Segura Share Key Findings from Forthcoming Book on the Latino Electorate

Ahead of next week’s release of Latino America: How America’s Most Dynamic Population is Poised to Transform the Politics of the Nation, Latino Decisions’ co-founders gave interviews to MSNBC and The New Republic. Dr. Matt Barreto and Dr. Gary Segura provide key insights into the Latino electorate and other findings from their forthcoming book, Latino America: How America’s […]

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The Politics of Latino Representation in New Mexico

The New Mexico gubernatorial campaign got noisy last week when Democratic challenger and state Attorney General Gary King’s comments about Republican Governor Susana Martinez were captured on video. In the speech King paraphrases remarks made by prominent labor activist and co-founder of the of the United Farm Workers Dolores Huerta. King said, “She (Huerta) said […]

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Paying for an Unkept Promise: LD Column on Noticias.Univision.com

The latest Latino Decisions column by David R. Ayón  published on the Univision news website this week examines how Latino voters, leaders, and organizations might respond to President Obama’s decision to put off executive action on immigration until after the November election. The decision to delay action undercuts Latino voter enthusiasm in significant fashion. Ayón proposes […]

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Blowback: Why Anti-Immigrant Rhetoric and Ads Hurt the Republican Party

As congressional lawmakers return home for the summer recess and campaign for the upcoming mid-term election, Republicans believe immigration is an issue they can use to mobilize their base. Specifically, many are calculating that voters are frustrated with the present crisis at the border and will respond positively to rhetoric that is tough on immigration. […]

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How to Get Out the Latino Vote: Evidence from Field Experiments

During midterm elections, Latino voter turnout is known to lag below that of other racial groups in the United States, despite a growing population. In 2010 the census estimates Latino turnout was 61% among registered voters, compared to 70% turnout for the population as a whole. In contrast, Latino turnout had surged to a high […]

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Executive Action on Immigration and Democratic House Incumbents 2014 Prospects

In a prior post, I drew on new polling conducted by Latino Decisions on behalf of the Center for American Progress Action Fund examining Latino voters’ attitudes towards executive action on immigration to consider how such action might affect the political context moving into the 2014 elections. The analysis suggests that the House Republicans’ decision […]

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New Poll: Latino Voter Views on President Obama Using His Executive Authority on Immigration

New polling of Latino voters conducted by Latino Decisions for the Center for American Progress Action Fund shows that Democrats stand to gain from the president using his broad executive authority to grant the immigrant community a measure of relief after House Republicans failed to pass immigration reform. TOPLINES HERE, and SLIDES HERE. Center for […]

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Latino Voters in Colorado: Electoral Influence and Immigration Politics

Home to one of the fastest growing Latino electorates in the country, Colorado is set to steal the national spotlight in House, Senate and Gubernatorial races this November with immigration playing a key role.  In the wake of Colorado’s Gubernatorial primary, experts in immigration politics, Latino issues and civic engagement analyzed Tuesday night’s primary results […]

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