New poll: After SB1070 decision Obama widens lead over Romney among Latinos

Latino Decisions released new national poll of Latino registered voters showing Barack Obama winning 70% of the Latino vote compared to 22% for Mitt Romney.  The poll, commissioned by the Center for American Progress Action Fund and America’s Voice,  illustrates an increase in support for President Obama, and comes after a month of outreach to […]

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The State of Play in New Mexico: The Role of 2010 Winners in 2012 Race

New Mexico has historically provided some high drama during presidential elections, and is often referred to as both a bell-weather and swing state. In fact, Al Gore squeaked out a razor thin 366 vote victory in New Mexico during the 2000 election, and in 2004 George W. Bush won by just under 6,000 votes in […]

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Support for Obama Appears Solid among Latinos in Florida

A major part of the dialogue on the 2012 presidential election has centered on which candidate will win the hearts and minds of the ever-growing Latino electorate. New survey data collected by Latino Decisions give us a glimpse into how this competition is playing out in the “swing state” of Florida. These data were collected […]

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The Implications of ACA Ruling on Latino Voting Behavior

The Supreme Court decision regarding the constitutionally of the signature policy victory of the Obama administration has been the most anticipated and hotly debated decision of the Court in recent memory. Chief Justice Roberts himself has not been immune to the controversy, as some critics have suggested that his change of opinion regarding the mandate […]

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Latino voter opinions on health care

In light of the June 28, 2012 Supreme Court ruling on the Affordable Care Act, Latino Decisions has compiled data points on Latino voter attitudes towards the health care bill, and health care reform in America.  We have spent considerable time researching this topic, including two recent polls solely dedicated to health care reform opinions. […]

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The State of Play in the Silver State: Understanding the Three Nevada’s

For most of the 2012 general election races in Nevada the campaign began in earnest with the conclusion of the state’s primaries on June 14th. However, for the state’s two marquee match-ups – the presidential campaign for Nevada’s six Electoral College votes and the United States Senate contest between Democratic Representative Shelley Berkley (NV-1) and […]

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Latino Decisions / America’s Voice: Latino Battleground States Poll and Turnout Scenarios

Wednesday, June 27th Latino Decisions and America’s Voice hosted a webinar press briefing, and released new Latino poll results in U.S. Senate and House contests in 5 key battleground states. This latest installment of the LD-AV 5 state battleground poll reviewed where the two presidential candidates stand with Latino voters, and demonstrated our ground-breaking online tool, LatinoVoteMap.org. Developed by Latino Decisions and America’s Voice […]

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New poll: Supreme Court decision on SB1070 could alienate Latino voters

This week Latino Decisions and America’s Voice release additional datapoints from our June 2012 5-state battleground survey. In advance of the Supreme Court decision on Arizona’s controversial SB1070, we asked Latino voters how they would feel if the court were to uphold the law. In addition, to dig deeper into the impact this could have […]

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New Poll: Obama leads Romney among Latinos in key 2012 battleground states

New polling released June 22, 2012 by Latino Decisions and America’s Voice finds President Obama maintaining a wide lead over Republican Mitt Romney among Latino registered voters in five key battleground states.  The poll interviewed 400 Latinos each in Arizona, Colorado, Florida, Nevada and Virginia – all states expected to be very competitive in 2012 […]

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Colorado’s Civil Unions and In-State Immigrant Tuition Battles—Is a Gay-Latino Coalition Possible?

President Obama’s recent declaration of support for gay marriage and the administration’s new policy of allowing children of undocumented immigrants to apply for deferred deportation and subsequently a work permit constitute a political message that seeks to both respond to two significant constituencies as well as creating the potential for cross-pressures within one of those […]

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