In 2012, Latino Voters will be a major force in deciding who will be the next President of the United States. Now, you can predict how this key demographic will vote, by interacting with the most recently available independent polling results through this brand new, interactive map from Latino Decisions and America’s Voice Education Fund.

Politico: Latino Decisions tracking poll: Obama up 39

By ALEXANDER BURNS, Politico: The polling firm Latino Decisions and impreMedia unveiled a weekly tracking poll on the Latino vote this morning, with this as the first wave of data: Just before the beginning of the Republican National Convention in Tampa presidential candidate Mitt Romney continues to overwhelmingly lose the Latino vote and has low [...]

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The Latino Vote and Down Ticket Races in Nevada

Cross-Posted at Latino Decisions and America’s Voice: While presumptive Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney’s anemic support among Latinos is likely to weaken his prospects in states with large or emerging Latino voting populations, it is less clear whether his unpopularity among Latinos will spill-over to down ticket races; an issue of particular import for Republican [...]

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New 2012 voter registration numbers highlight potential of Latino vote in 9 key states

by Matt Barreto, Latino Decisions on 08/13/2012 New analysis of state voter registration counts by Latino Decisions reveals strong growth in Latino registered voters across the 50 states.  In July, Ruy Teixeira and William Freyfirst analyzed the May 2012 Census data, and found that steady increases in the Latino citizen voting age population (CVAP) could decide five key battleground states in [...]

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Paul Ryan, the national debt and the Latino vote

by Matt Barreto, Latino Decisions on 08/11/2012 With the announcement that Wisconsin congressman Paul Ryan will be Mitt Romney’s vice presidential nominee everyone is wondering if and how this will change voter opinion, including among Latino voters.  As a starting point, I think it is safe to say that Paul Ryan is virtually unknown in the Latino community. [...]

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The Florida Latino Electorate and a Potential Rubio Nomination

by Sylvia Manzano on 08/03/2012 Florida is rich in electoral votes, party competition, and ethnic diversity, making it one of the most interesting states to watch during presidential elections. Republican Senator Marco Rubio adds yet another compelling element to the state political narrative during this election cycle.  Frequently mentioned as a potential running mate for Governor Mitt Romney, Rubio could energize his [...]

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