Lessons on Hispanic turnout from California special election

Lessons on Hispanic turnout from California special election

NewsTaco June 13, 2017

*This is hopeful and frustrating at the same time. There’s hope in the fact that lessons were learned after the California special election. Frustration in the fact that we’re still […]

Stand up Texas, and fix redistricting

NewsTaco May 22, 2017

*What happens in Texas regarding voting district lines could well define what happens to gerrymandering across the country. This is an important case for all voters and candidates. VL By […]

How to finally increase the Latino vote so we finally make a difference, maybe

NewsTaco May 18, 2017

*Don’t let the headline fool you. Ray gives us a serious list of specific things that need to be done in order to increase Latino political participation. It boils down […]

Plaintiffs Want Texas Congressional Districts Redrawn for 2018

NewsTaco March 27, 2017

*Why you should read this: Because this is huge! Because this could represent a crack in the GOP gerrymendered stronghold in staunch-red Texas. Because it may be the path to […]

I voted for the first time in 2016 and why I’ll vote again

NewsTaco March 24, 2017

*Why you should read this: Because there’s political energy growing in the Latino communities. Because young Latinos are stepping-up to make their voices heard and of the work og organizing. […]

Latino voters will reshape American politics as we know it — and here’s the proof

NewsTaco December 19, 2016

*The problem isn’t the proof in an article, it’s the proof of past performance. This past election solidified the idea that Latinos don’t vote. VL By Sean McElwee and Spencer Piston, […]

Donald Trump did not win 34% of Latino vote in Texas. He won much less.

NewsTaco December 5, 2016

*The evidence is mounting that Donald Trump didn’t do as well as he and some analysts say he did. Texas Latinos soundly rejected his candidacy. VL By Francisco Pedraza and Bryan […]