Latino Organizations Demonstrate Against Donald Trump Hosting SNL

When Is a Latino No Longer a Latino? Research Shows Poll Phrasing Matters

A new look at an old problem in demography: when people no longer identify with their ethnic group.

Latino Victory Project Names 3 Prominent Latinos as Honorary Co-Chairs

The Latino Victory Fund, a "super" political action committee (PAC), named three Latinos, all affiliated with the Democratic Party, as honorary co-chairs to further boost Latino voter engagement.
Oscar Chacon

TURNOUT: Interim Co-Director Highlights Importance of Confronting Hate in Election Campaigns

With Arturo Carmona exiting to join Bernie Sanders’ presidential campaign, named two interim co-directors, both with experience in engaging Latinos. One of the co-directors, Oscar Chacon, spoke to Latin Post about and his duties as the long-time executive director at the National Alliance of Latin American and Caribbean Communities (NALACC), now known as Alianza Americas
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TURNOUT: California Assemblymember Luis Alejo Says Mobilizing Latino Voters Can Help Communities

Latinos have been making monumental steps in California, including in the state's legislative body. Assemblymember Luis Alejo is among the names paving the way to improve the lives of all Californians -- including Latinos, undocumented and documented.
Pedro Cortes

TURNOUT: Pennsylvania Secretary of State Pedro Cortés Sheds Light on Latino Vote, Online Voter Registration

Voting is one of the most fundamental and important rights for U.S. citizens, said Pennsylvania Secretary of the State Pedro Cortés, and with the Keystone Stone launching its online voter registration program, he aims to increase the registration rate of all voters, including Latinos and millennials.
Gilberto Hinojosa

TURNOUT: Latinos Are 'Game Changers,' Says Texas Democratic Party Chairman Gilberto Hinojosa

The Latino electorate will once again be the key in the 2016 presidential election, according to Texas Democratic Party Chairman Gilberto Hinojosa, who has long observed and understood the hurdles of the voting bloc.
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TURNOUT: How Jeb Bush's Family History and Latino Voter Outreach Could Boost His Presidential Bid

The Republican Party has garnered heat from Latinos for rhetoric and stance on certain issues, such as immigration, but the Jeb Bush campaign is hoping to change that as its Latino engagement is underway with early-voting states.
Hector Sanchez

TURNOUT: Latino Vote 'More Critical, Decisive Than Ever,' Says National Hispanic Leadership Agenda Chair Hector Sanchez

The chairman of a coalition encompassing 39 leading national and regional Latino organizations said the Latino vote will play a more influential role in the presidential election race.
Pew: 25.2 Million Latinos Registered to Vote

Study: GOP May Need Nearly Half of Latino Voters to Win in 2016

In 2016, the GOP will have to work harder than ever before to seize the enough of the Latino vote to win the presidency, requiring the support of nearly half the Latino vote, according to new estimates. The hard math may explain why some Republican candidates aren't even trying.
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GOP Needs to Work Twice As Hard to Win Latino Vote in 2016 Presidential Election, Says Latino Decisions Study

As Latin Post reported, the Republican Party has been making the effort to attract Latino voters, but one polling firm revealed the GOP needs to work twice as hard compared to the 2012 presidential season.
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Rep. Luis Gutierrez Calls on Eligible Immigrants to Naturalize, Vote Against Donald Trump's Anti-Immigrant Rhetoric

While standing next to an enlarged photo on Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump, Democratic Rep. Luis Gutierrez of Illinois called on eligible immigrants to become citizens and register to vote.
Republican National Committee (RNC) Deputy Political Director Jennifer Sevilla Korn

TURNOUT: Republican National Committee Building Its Latino, Millennial Engagement Outreach for 2016 Election

Recognizing that 60,000 Latinos turn 18 years old every month in the U.S, the Republican National Committee (RNC) has been building its Latino and millennial engagement efforts ahead of the 2016 election.

TURNOUT: Civil Rights Activist Dolores Huerta: Latinos Will Be The 'Deciders' in 2016 Election, Analyzes GOP Candidates

Regarded as "one of America's great labor and civil rights icons," Dolores Huerta has dedicated her life to advocating labor and civil rights, and her work continues as the Latino electorate brave the 2016 presidential election season.
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TURNOUT: Libre Initiative Executive Director Daniel Garza Identifies Economic Freedom, 2016 Election's Impact on Latinos

With the 2016 presidential election slowly gaining speed with candidates from major political parties announcing their bid, one organization has been engaging with the Latino community founded on principles of economic freedom.

GOP Prez Candidate Needs 40 Percent of Latino Vote in 2016, Says Marco Rubio Pollster

The Republican National Committee (RNC) knows the Latino vote is needed to win the next presidential election, and Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., is hoping to engage and attract the electorate.
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TURNOUT: Voto Latino President and CEO Maria Teresa Kumar Analyzes Latino Electorate in Midterms, Presidential Elections

The midterm and general elections have seen notable disparities with the Latino voter turnout rate. While efforts were made to engage the Latino electorate for the last midterm election, especially during the immigration reform debate, the numbers are reportedly lower than the 2010 midterms. Voto Latino President and CEO spoke with Latin Post about comparing the midterm and presidential election cycles and on mobilizing the Latino voter bloc.
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