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.

2016 Forecast: Rubio, Bush, Ryan Have Chance to Win Over 40% of Latino Vote

While the 2016 presidential election is a full three years away many of the high profile Republican contenders are enmeshed in the immigration reform debate, and if Republicans demonstrate strong leadership on passing comprehensive immigration reform with a path to citizenship possible candidates such as Marco Rubio, Jeb Bush and Paul Ryan could get strong [...]


Republicans Have Historic Opportunity to Improve Standing Among Latinos–Or Else

On Thursday June 27, the U.S. Senate voted 68 – 32 to pass comprehensive immigration reform that included significant border security components, as well as a path to legal status and eventually citizenship for millions of undocumented immigrants in the United States. Among the 68 yes votes were 14 Republican Senators voting yes in support [...]


The Impact of Congressional CIR Rhetoric and Action on Latino Voters

Cross-posted at Latino Decisions: A new poll from America’s Voice and Latino Decisions shows immigration policy action and rhetoric weighs heavily in on Latino voters as they evaluate elected officials, parties, and their vote choices. The national survey of 500 Latino registered voters asked a novel set of questions to measure the extent to which [...]


New Poll Shows Latino Voters Want Path to Citizenship, Not ‘Border First’ Excuses

Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) and  other Republican Senators are making it clear that they need to see even more enforcement and a tougher path to citizenship in this compromise legislation.  This is raising concerns that the GOP will upset the careful balance in the Gang of Eight bill by demanding “border security first” and threatening the path to citizenship for the [...]


Latinos Are Leaving Their Republican Identity Behind

It’s no secret that the Republican Party has a serious problem with immigration.  But in this instance I’m talking about their problem with Latinos migrating out of their own party. Republicans are trading in the elephant for the donkey, or at the very least just going without a party vehicle. This week a high profile [...]