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Latino Decisions now posting new voter poll results in CO, KS, AZ, TX

With the closure of Texas, Arizona, Colorado, and Kansas, we can assess Latino impact in two really competitive environments. Full results are posted here: www.latinovote2014.com We find in Colorado that Mark Udall is pulling 71% of the Latino vote to a mere 23 for Cory Gardner.  We project this is a margin of 6.2% for […]

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The Impact of SB1070 on the 2012 Latino Vote in Arizona

The last Democratic candidate who won Arizona’s Electoral College votes was Bill Clinton in his bid for re-election in 1996 when Arizona had 8 Electoral College votes. Heading into the 2012 election, Arizona will have 11 Electoral College votes to cast. Like many states in the South and West, Arizona has seen its share of […]

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Why Arizona may be the surprise of 2012 – the big Latino vote that you didn’t see coming

In 2010, the average of 16 polls of likely voters in Nevada suggested Sharon Angle had a firm 3 point lead, and 538’s Nate Silver gave her an 83.4% chance of winning.  On election night, the results showed Harry Reid with a 5 point win — an 8 point difference from the poll averages.  Why the […]

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Poll: Latinos overwhelmingly oppose Supreme Court decision to uphold “show me your papers”

In polling data released today, Latino Decisions reports that Latino registered voters oppose the Supreme Court decision to uphold the controversial provision in Arizona’s SB1070 law that would require state and local police to check immigration status if they suspect a person they have stopped is an undocumented immigrant.  The poll finds 66% of Latinos […]

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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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Public Support for the Supreme Court: The Promise and Peril of Arizona v. United States

This is the first of a series of posts about Latinos and their views of the U.S. Supreme Court, and is part of a larger research project being conducted by Professor Ura and Professor Pedraza. Survey methodology and questionnaires are located here. On Friday, The New York Times reported the results of a national survey […]

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When We All Become the Immigration Police

By Helen B. Marrow, TuftsUniversity In July 2011, Governor of Alabama Robert Bentley signed into law a sweeping new anti-immigration bill.  Hailed by Republican lawmakers as the “harshest” in the country, House Bill 56 went far beyondArizona’s Senate Bill 1070, which had made national headlines in 2010. But on September 28, 2011, U.S. District Court […]

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Latino Decisions announces election eve poll in 8 states

Latino Decisions is partnering with the National Council of La Raza, SEIU, and America’s Voice to conduct an election eve poll of Latino voters in eight key states: California, Nevada, Arizona, New Mexico, Colorado, Texas, Illinois, and Florida. The results will be released here on our website on election night, at 8pm local time in […]

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Is Arizona 2010 Like California 1994?

In 1994 California passed the anti-immigrant measure Prop 187, strongly endorsed by Republican Governor Pete Wilson, and since then Latino voters have aligned heavily with the Democratic Party in California. Is Arizona next ? ? ? There has been considerable discussion over Arizona’s passing of SB1070 and its place in this country’s love-hate relationship with […]

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