No Trump – you are not “number one with Hispanics” in Nevada

Donald Trump won the Republican Nevada caucuses and in his victory speech Tuesday night he bragged about winning “the Hispanics” as he likes to say. He told his crowd of supporters “And you know what I’m really happy about? Number 1 with Hispanics!”  However there are five very important points that have gotten lost in the […]

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10 Reasons Why Immigration Politics Will Affect the Latino Vote

As immigration rhetoric in the Republican presidential nomination campaign continues to escalate and GOP candidates who were once perceived as immigration moderates tack to the right, it is worth considering how immigration politics and policy affect Latino voters; a voting block that is positioned to be influential in 2016.  We at Latino Decisions have conducted […]

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New Findings in LD State of New Mexico Poll

The new State of New Mexico Poll conducted by Latino Decisions provides fresh data on the attitudes of registered voters in New Mexico regarding some of the most important policy issues facing the state. For example, the survey polled registered voters in New Mexico views toward multiple policies aimed at increasing civic engagement, a salient […]

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New NM Poll Provides Insights on Key Policies to be Considered in State Legislature

A new survey commissioned by Somos Un Pueblo Unido and conducted by Latino Decisions provides valuable insights into the attitudes of registered voters in New Mexico regarding the REAL ID issue, access to driver’s licenses for undocumented immigrants, and immigrants more broadly. This data is important and timely given that these issues have dominated the […]

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Introducing the America’s Voice/Latino Decisions 2016 Senate Project

The last three election cycles produced significant volatility in the composition of the US Senate. In 2014, the GOP netted nine seats to secure its current 55 to 45 majority, while in 2012 the Democrats picked-up two seats to sustain the majority the party had gained in 2006. The Democrats’ majority was also reduced in […]

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New Poll: Hostile Talk Hurts GOP with Latino Voters

Today impreMedia and Latino Decisions released new polling results from our survey of Latino voters in battleground states. The survey of 424 registered Latino voters shows that hostile rhetoric from Republican presidential candidates gives Latino voters a strong, negative impression of the Republican Party. The sense that Republicans are hostile to the Latino community has significantly […]

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impreMedia/Latino Decisions Battleground States Survey

Today impreMedia and Latino Decisions released a new poll of Latino voters in battleground states. The survey of 424 registered Latino voters measures candidate favorability and issue priorities, full results and methodology are posted HERE. Disclosure note: In August 2015, Matt Barreto and Gary Segura of Latino Decisions were hired as consultants to the Hillary […]

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Can Rubio Bridge the Latino-GOP Divide?

In a recent interview with Democratic strategist David Axelrod, former Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney, foresees a coming Latino backlash against the Republican Party as a result of Donald Trump’s candidacy and his controversial statements about immigrants and Latinos. Statements like, “When Mexico sends its people, they’re not sending their best…They’re sending people that have […]

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Tipping Point: Will Latinos Follow Pope Francis’s Lead on the Environment?

Recent survey shows Latinos overwhelming support the pope’s call to defend God’s creation as nearly 80% say they are already experiencing the effects of climate change. History is being made this week. The first-ever address by a pope to Congress filled the National Mall in Washington, D.C., as hundreds of thousands gathered to watch as it […]

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Can Pope Francis Mobilize Latinos That Care About the Environment?

Recent survey shows Latinos overwhelming support the Pope’s call to defend God’s creation as nearly 80% say they are already experiencing the effects of climate change. Polling Memo Here      Slide Deck Here •  Over three-quarters (76%) of Latinos support Pope Francis’s theology on environmental conservation. •  Nearly nine out of ten (87%) of are interested in […]

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