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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Seriously flawed Latino polling in Georgia leads to wildly incorrect speculation

This piece was originally posted at HuffPost Pollster, October 6, 2014 Georgia has more than 900,000 Latinos and more than 270,000 Latinos eligible to vote in 2014.  For good reason, analysts have begun to identify Georgia as a battleground state where Latino votes could help determine the outcome of the gubernatorial and U.S. Senate elections this November. […]

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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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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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Did Dems miss an opportunity for Latino mobilization?

On June 30, 2014 president Obama announced that if Congress did not pass comprehensive immigration reform that he would implement an administrative order providing temporary legal status to millions of undocumented by the end of summer and before the November 2014 election. As late as August 28, 2014 White House officials suggested to the media […]

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How Latinos will matter in the midterm election

This piece originally appeared at The Monkey Cage blog at the Washington Post. Heading into the 2014 elections, much of the conventional wisdom suggests that Latino voters are unlikely to affect outcomes. Most notably, except for Colorado, there are no competitive U.S. Senate races where Latino voters are positioned to be influential. In U.S. House […]

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