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Latino Vote 2012

Elise Foley

Latino Vote Could Tip Scales For Democrats In Arizona | Elise Foley | Posted 03.04.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Arizona likely won't be a red state for much longer thanks to its growing Latino voting population, according to a report released Tuesd...

Elise Foley

Latino Vote Poll: Some Would Consider A Republican In 2016 | Elise Foley | Posted 12.12.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Two right-leaning groups released a poll on Wednesday that shows Latino voters still highly favor Democrats, but there's hope for improv...

Elise Foley

Republican Senator-Elect Blames Romney Gaffe For Latinos Choosing Obama | Elise Foley | Posted 11.29.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Republican Sen.-elect Ted Cruz, who will become the first Latino senator from Texas when he takes office next year, blames his party's w...

Elise Foley

Leading Texas Democrat: Immigration Reform Is Unlikely Next Year | Elise Foley | Posted 11.28.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Texas Democratic Party Chairman Gilberto Hinojosa, the first Latino to hold a party chairmanship in the state, said Tuesday that he does...

The Latino Vote in 2012 and the Depth of the GOP Problem

Manny Diaz | Posted 01.26.2013 | Politics
Manny Diaz

The 2012 election was a tipping point. Elections still have to be won one at a time, but the numbers are simply not favorable to the GOP.

Spanish-Language Election Ad Numbers 'Disappointing,' Hispanic Chamber President Says

The Huffington Post | Elise Foley | Posted 11.16.2012 | Politics

Despite the talk of increased Latino-focused outreach in the 2012 elections, a report released Friday found that actual Spanish-language advertising m...

Romney's Latino Beating

Ryan Campbell | Posted 01.09.2013 | Latino Voices
Ryan Campbell

A look at margins of victory across the individual states paints a vivid portrait of a country that has changed enough demographically that the Republicans will no longer be able to fight popular policies that benefit the Latino community like the DREAM Act.

Most Latinos In Congress EVER

The Huffington Post | Posted 11.07.2012 | Latino Voices

Latinos didn't just make their presence felt in the presidential election this year. A record-setting 31 Latinos will take seats in the U.S. Congre...

Elise Foley

Latino Voters Help Sweep Obama To Reelection | Elise Foley | Posted 11.07.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama won reelection on Tuesday thanks in part to near-record levels of support from Latino voters, who came out in hug...

Latino Vote Poll Trackers Predict Record Turnout

The Huffington Post | Elise Foley | Posted 10.29.2012 | Politics

Latino voters will likely come to the polls in record numbers next week, experts from ImpreMedia and Latino Decisions predict based on a tracking poll...

Michelle Obama Ad Urges Latinos To Vote

The Huffington Post | Elise Foley | Posted 10.24.2012 | Politics

The Obama campaign can already be confident it will win Latino voters, who in most polls support the president over Republican nominee Mitt Romney by ...

Obama Picks Up Endorsement From Largest Spanish-Language Newspaper In U.S.

The Huffington Post | Roque Planas | Posted 10.24.2012 | Latino Voices

President Barack Obama picked up the endorsement of the country’s largest Spanish-language newspaper Tuesday. The endorsement from Los Angeles-...

LOOK: 9 Latino Voter Issues Raised At The 2nd Presidential Debate

Posted 10.17.2012 | Latino Voices

The second presidential debate Tuesday night was much more lively than the first and touched on more issues of importance to Latino voters. It was...

Record High Number Of Eligible Latino Voters

The Huffington Post | Roque Planas | Posted 10.02.2012 | Latino Voices

The number of eligible Latino voters has reached a new record of 23.7 million this year, according to a study released this week by the Pew Hispanic C...

Carlos Harrison

Advocacy Groups At Forefront Of Voter ID Battles | Carlos Harrison | Posted 09.11.2012 | Latino Voices

With less than two months to go until Election Day, Hispanic advocacy groups are pressing their fight against voter ID and registration laws that they...

Will Obama Win 70 Percent Of The Latino Vote? Castro Thinks So.

The Huffington Post | Sara Gates | Posted 07.28.2014 | Latino Voices

Riding the fame from his inspiring Democratic National Convention keynote speech this week, San Antonio Mayor Julian Castro has been making the press ...

Pressure Is Growing on Both Parties to Compromise on Immigration

Stewart J. Lawrence | Posted 08.05.2012 | Politics
Stewart J. Lawrence

For immigrants who've grown accustomed to little more than blatant pandering by the two parties, any sign of substantive movement is surely good news. For Democrats more than Republicans, though, it could prove an unwelcome challenge.

Mitt Romney Campaign Targets Latino Voters Using Unemployment Figures

The Huffington Post | Elise Foley | Posted 04.20.2012 | Politics

The Romney campaign released an infographic Friday on poverty and unemployment among Latinos, giving a glimpse into its overall pitch to Hispanic vote...

Latino VP Might Not Be Key To Hispanic Voters For Romney

The Huffington Post | Elise Foley | Posted 04.19.2012 | Politics

Picking a Latino running mate would not help Mitt Romney much with Hispanic voters, according to a poll released on Thursday. That could throw a k...

Andrea Long Chavez

Voto Latino Brings Latino Youth Activists Together | Andrea Long Chavez | Posted 04.17.2012 | Latino Voices

LOS ANGELES -- As the Presidential election approaches, the Latino vote has become a hot topic of conversation. A recent study by the William C. V...

Will Hispanic Voters Swing the 2012 Race?

Charles Garcia | Posted 04.11.2012 | Latino Voices
Charles Garcia

According to the U.S. Census, in 2010 there were 492,330 Latinos of voting age in North Carolina, representing a clear opportunity for both parties. In a tight race, Hispanic voters could be the margin of victory in 12 of the 15 swing states.

Carlos Harrison

Florida Latino Vote Is 'Too Large To Be Ignored' | Carlos Harrison | Posted 01.30.2012 | Latino Voices

Now it's the Latinos' turn. After contests in early primary states where the Hispanic vote was too small to be significant, now comes Florida, wher...

Elise Foley

John McCain: Arizona, Colorado, New Mexico Could Be 'Up For Grabs' In 2012 | Elise Foley | Posted 12.04.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) said Sunday that Republicans should tread carefully on the issue of immigration so they do not alienate Latin...

Elise Foley

Latinos To Obama: Change On Immigration Or Else | Elise Foley | Posted 10.16.2011 | Latino Voices

WASHINGTON -- Some Latinos around the country rallied on Tuesday against the White House's deportation policies, attempting to send a message to Presi...

Elise Foley

DREAM Act Supporters: Democrats Shouldn't Count On Us In 2012 | Elise Foley | Posted 08.16.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Six months after the Senate voted down a bill to provide legal status to some undocumented students, DREAM Act supporters are mobilizing...