Friday, February 27, 2015
Thursday, October 17, 2013
By Mirela Iverac : Reporter, WNYC News
Over 700,000 Latinos are registered to vote in New York City — is it any wonder that mayoral candidates Bill de Blasio and Joe Lhota are both courting them? But Lhota is doing worse on this score than Republicans traditionally do. For the first time in 25 years, a Republican might win fewer than three in 10 Hispanic votes.
Wednesday, October 10, 2012
By Jack Tomas : Feet in Two Worlds
Both campaigns are churning out ads directed at Latinos. Here's a look at their different messages.
Friday, August 03, 2012
Friday, July 13, 2012
By Anna Sale
The choice Colorado voters are anticipating in November is not so much Obama versus Romney, but whether voting for the guy they kind of like is worth the trouble.
Sunday, July 08, 2012
By Anna Sale
Follow along as Anna Sale makes her way through the swing states, talking to to the most coveted — and besieged — voters in the country. In the swing state of Colorado, those are residents of the swelling suburbs and the growing numbers of Latino voters.
Friday, June 22, 2012
By Anna Sale
Recalcitrant Republicans, not his administration, are to blame for the limited movement on immigration reform during his presidency, President Barack Obama argued in a fiery speech to Latino political leaders on Friday.
Friday, June 22, 2012
During primary season, Mitt Romney was attracting barely more than a quarter of the Latino vote. But yesterday, at the meeting of the National Association of Latino and Elected Appointed Officials, or NALEO, the prospective GOP nominee made his pitch. Where does Romney go from here as he seeks to make inroads with the Latino community?
Thursday, June 21, 2012
On Thursday afternoon Mitt Romney told the National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials that he would support allowing young illegal immigrants a “path to legal status” if they serve in the United States military.
Wednesday, June 20, 2012
On Thursday, Mitt Romney will address the National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials. Romney’s challenge will be to find some way to contend with Obama’s announcement last Friday that undocumented immigrant youth will be able to stay in the United States and have the opportunity to apply for work permits.
Monday, June 11, 2012
Young Latino voters are often discouraged by Congress’ inaction on immigration reform and other issues concerning youth in general, such as student loans.
Tuesday, April 24, 2012
Conservative polling and advocacy group Resurgent Republic recently sponsored a series of focus groups with Hispanic voters in Albuquerque, New Mexico and Las Vegas, Nevada. The groups consisted of people who voted for President Obama in 2008 but are now undecided. Resurgent Republic says its findings "dispel the myth of the Hispanic community being a monolithic voting bloc." The focus groups were conducted by Impacto Group. Leslie Sanchez, author of "Los Republicanos," CEO of Impacto Group and member of the board of Resurgent Republic, breaks down some of the groups' key findings.
Thursday, April 05, 2012
Today’s political candidates are increasingly savvy in their attempts to targeting Spanish-speaking voters. But as attempts to court Latino voters have become increasingly commonplace, so have cultural blunders. Jude Joffe-Block is senior field correspondent for Fronteras, a multimedia collaboration focusing on the southwestern border between Mexico and the United States. Ruben Navarette is a nationally-syndicated columnist with the Washington Post Writers Group.
Friday, March 16, 2012
Wednesday, March 07, 2012
A Fox Latino poll of likely voters released earlier this week showed 70 percent supporting President Obama and just 14 percent supporting Governor Mitt Romney. The same poll also seems to indicate that the Republican party is having trouble winning new Latino voters -- and keeping Latino voters who have favored the GOP in the past. Poll numbers indicated that four of five Latinos who voted for Obama in 2008 planned vote for him again later this year. Meanwhile, among Latinos who voted for Republican Arizona Senator John McCain four years ago only 40 percent now say they support Obama.
Thursday, February 23, 2012
EVENT: Valeria will be part of a panel discussion titled, The Detention Dilemma: Families, Security and Immigrant Rights tonight from 6:00pm - 8:00pm at the Theresa Lang Community and Student Center, Arnhold Hall, 55 West 13th Street, 2nd floor.
Tuesday, January 31, 2012
With three different victors in Iowa, New Hampshire, and South Carolina, whichever candidate carries Florida will have a decisive lead. And key to taking Florida is swaying Latino voters. However, Governor Jeb Bush has been hesitant to speak out or endorse any of the frontrunners because of their immigration policies: Romney wants to make English the official language of government and opposes the Dream Act while Gingrich favors tightening border security and proposes visa reform.