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Latinos Vote in 5 States Amid High-Stakes Primaries

Isseniel Rodriguez and a voter mobilization group, Dominicanos USA, have been working Rhode Island for more than a year, prepping for this day when Latinos in the state as well as four others on the East Coast pick their choice for presidential nominee.<p>The states with primaries Tuesday – Rhode …

Government

Cruz and Kasich devise strategy to keep Trump from clinching three primary states

BORDEN, Ind. -- Donald Trump's two remaining Republican presidential opponents campaigned Monday after striking an agreement on a strategy to divvy up three states holding primaries in the coming weeks -- an unusual and urgent arrangement aimed at stopping the mogul from clinching the GOP …

Government

Latinos in the 2016 Election: New York

This profile provides key demographic information on Latino eligible voters1 and other major groups of eligible voters in New York.2 All demographic …

Demographics

Kobach's Office Puts Out Spanish Voter Guide With Wrong Registration Deadline

The Spanish-language voter guides from Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach’s office include two errors about registering to vote in the state, …

SCOTUS unanimously rejects challenge to ‘one person, one vote’

The U.S. Supreme Court unanimously rejected an effort to change political boundaries and reduce the voting strength of the nation’s Latino population …

This election has given greater resonance to an eternal truth: There is no one 'Latino vote'

In Latin America, everyone's different.<p>Uruguayans and Argentines have similar accents, but hate when people confuse the two. The battle over the birthplace of salsa has long been waged between Cuba and Puerto Rico. And don't ever assume a Central American knows all about Mexican culture.<p>These …

Weekly Chart: How Latino Votes Break Down along Party Lines | AS/COA

Experts<p>Susan Segal<p>Eric Farnsworth<p>Ragnhild Melzi<p>Brian Winter<p>Nancy Anderson Bolton<p>Adriana La Rotta<p>Alana Tummino<p>Carin Zissis<p>Guillermo Zubillaga<p>Naki …

Infographics

'Chuy' García: "En EE.UU. hay políticos que se aprovechan de la xenofobia"

<b>(CNN Español) -</b> Para Jesús <i>Chuy</i> García, comisionado del condado de Cook, en Illinois, y excandidato a la alcaldía de Chicago, el sentimiento antiinmigrante está aumentado en Estados Unidos, y eso se debe a una parte de la clase política.<p>"Ha aumentado el sentimiento xenofóbico, antiinmigrante debido …

Bernie Sanders may win big this week. Our panelists share why he has their vote

The senator from Vermont is an idealistic truth teller who wants to rebuild our society’s faulty foundations<p><b>Steven W Thrasher:</b> ‘<b>He is ready to critique capitalism’</b><p>Bernie Sanders offers the possibility of a better political future, the kind of world I’ve been contemplating since the Black Lives …

Middle-class

Jeff Sessions Slams Marco Rubio On Immigration, Praises Trump, Cruz

MANCHESTER, N.H. – Alabama Senator Jeff Sessions criticized Marco Rubio’s stance on immigration while praising Donald Trump ahead of Tuesday’s New …

Legislative Bulletin – Friday, February 5, 2016

Assistant Director for Immigration Policy and Advocacy<p>February 5, 2016<p>Bills Introduced and Considered<p><i>For the Relief of Max Villatoro</i><p>The bill would …

Voters urged to speak up on immigration reform | New Hampshire

By JASON SCHREIBER<br>Union Leader Correspondent<br>February 04. 2016 11:22PM<p>Pastor Kevin McBride listens while immigration reform advocate Eva Castillo …

Rubio Takes A Trump-Like Tone On Immigration In New Hampshire

LACONIA, NH — Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) has been offering increasingly tough talk on immigration as he steadily gains on Republican frontrunner Donald …

Immigration

Hillary es “una amiga de verdad” en primer comercial en español

Examinamos las afirmaciones que hace la campaña en su primer comercial de la temporada destinado a atraer el voto latino<p>Para los precandidatos …

Why Latino Voters Matter – 5 Reasons to Watch the Hispanic Vote in 2016 | Feet in 2 Worlds

L to R; John Rudolph – Executive Producer of Feet in 2 Worlds, Sindy Benavides – League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC), Gonzalo Ferrer – …

Demographics

Scholars: Latinos Face Tactics To Dilute, Discourage Their Vote

AUSTIN, Texas –– Polling places mysteriously ran out of ballots when Mexican Americans showed up to vote. Ads on Spanish language radio threatened fines and imprisonment to those who voted without first properly registering to vote. Illiterate voters were not given assistance at the polls.<p>These …

Right To Vote

WATCH: BFFs Diane Guerrero and Jackie Cruz Urge Latinos to Register to Vote

The <b>2016 presidential election</b> is quickly approaching, and "Orange is the New Black" stars <b>Diane Guerrero</b> and <b>Jackie Cruz</b> have a message for Latinos: Get off your <i>nalgas</i>, and register to vote.<p>In a video for <i>Vivala</i> and Mi Familia Vota, a national organization working to build civic participation among …

The History of the Latino Vote

Latino USA's Maria Hinojosa and Julio Ricardo Varela talk with UC Berkeley Sociology Professor Cristina Mora about the past, present and future of the "Latino Vote."

UC Berkeley

Online Registration Could Bring More Latinos to the Voting Booth

As Latino citizens of the United States, there is no civic action we can take that is more powerful than fully exercising our right to vote.<p>With next year's presidential campaign underway, we must keep in mind that the person elected as our national leader will have an important role in matters of …

The Latino vote is growing -- but it could be much bigger

By all accounts, the Central Valley is a place where Latino candidates should win elections.<p>Latino political activism here dates back to the farmworker movement of the 1960s. In one congressional district that stretches up through the valley from Kern County to Fresno County, nearly 3 out of 4 …

Government

Demographics and the 2016 Election Scenarios

What share of the Hispanic vote do Republicans need to win in 2016? Is it 44 percent, as some have argued? Is it 49 percent? Or maybe it is as low as …

How America’s presidential candidates are chosen

AMERICA’s primary-election season kicks off on February 1st, when Democrats and Republicans in Iowa gather at caucuses (precinct meetings) to say who …