Latino Independents Are Key to Electoral Success

Latino Independents Are Key to Electoral Success

December 18, 2012

By Robert R. Preuhs, Latino Decisions The 2012 election underscored the power of the Latino vote, particularly in battleground states like Colorado, Florida and Nevada.  Recent blogs here at Latino […]

Obama wins 75% of Latino Vote; Historic Latino Influence

November 8, 2012

By Latino Decisions Latino support for President Obama was huge, with a record-breaking 75% of Latino voters nationwide (see below) casting their ballot for the President- the previous high for […]

Abortion & Same-sex Marriage: Latinos as Split as the Rest

NewsTaco October 25, 2012

By Juhem Navarro-Rivera, Public Religion Research Institute Since the 1980s, conventional wisdom about Hispanic Americans suggests that although they tend to vote primarily for Democrats, they do so primarily for economic […]

Why Pollsters Missed the Latino Vote – 2012 edition

NewsTaco October 23, 2012

By Matt A. Barreto, Latino Decisions In 1998 Harry Pachon and Rudy de la Garza wrote a report for the Tomas Rivera Policy Institute titled “Why Pollsters Missed the Latino Vote […]

Poll: Immigration Matters to Hispanic Voters in New Mexico

October 18, 2012

By Latino Decisions Hispanic voters comprise nearly 40% of the electorate in the state of New Mexico, making New Mexico the state where Latino voters have the greatest influence on […]

Enthusiasm High among Colorado Latinos—Is it time for a new narrative?

NewsTaco October 17, 2012

By Rob Preuhs, Latino Decisions The Latino vote will help determine the presidential election.  If one is not convinced, playing around with the Latino Decisions’ Latino Vote Map for a few of […]