Latino Vote

[OP-ED]: The perils of assuming anything about the Latino vote

 05/18/2017 - 08:20
You don’t need to be a political scientist to figure out a few simple truths: In raw numbers, more and more Hispanics will cast ballots in upcoming elections -- as has been the case for the past 36 years.
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At the outset of their new book, “Shattered: Inside Hillary Clinton’s Doomed Campaign,” Jonathan Allen and Amie Parnes note that adviser David Plouffe prioritized three goals for Clinton to win: “It was important to have the right culture and mission, to manage Bill Clinton, and to effectively target Latino voters.”

We know how well that turned out.

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Wednesday, May 17, 2017 - 12:30pm
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You don’t need to be a political scientist to figure out a few simple truths: In raw numbers, more and more Hispanics will cast ballots in upcoming elections -- as has been the case for the past 36 years.

District 197th Elections: More of the same?

 03/27/2017 - 12:31
The extraordinary elections of District 197, on Tuesday, March 21, were characterized by absenteeism at the polls, only 6 percent of registered voters exercised their right to vote. Photo: Peter Fitzpatrick / AL DAY News

Democratic candidate Emilio Vazquez won with just over 1,950 votes. Candidates Lucinda Little and Cheri Honkala reported alleged acts of electoral fraud.

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Monday, March 27, 2017 - 11:45am
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The extraordinary elections of District 197, on Tuesday, March 21, were characterized by absenteeism at the polls, only 6 percent of registered voters exercised their right to vote. Photo: Peter Fitzpatrick/AL DIA News

Abstention: under reported news from 2016 election

 11/14/2016 - 11:52
Voter registers his vote during the US presidential elections, in Durham, North Carolina (United States.). EFE

Clinton propondrá Oficina Nacional de Asuntos Inmigrantes

 04/13/2016 - 10:26
Clinton propondrá Oficina Nacional de Asuntos Inmigrantes
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Como parte de su campaña para atraer el voto latino y de otras minorías, Clinton propondrá el desarrollo de esta oficina que pueda coordinar políticas y programas de inmigración entre agencias federales, gobierno estatal y local.

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Wednesday, April 13, 2016 - 10:09am
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Mitos y realidades: Foro comunitario sobre voto latino en Philly

 04/07/2016 - 15:57
Mitos y realidades: Foro comunitario sobre voto latino en Philly
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Mucho se ha hablado del codiciado voto latino y lo que puede significar en las próximas elecciones de noviembre 2016. Pero pocas veces se ha dado la plataforma a miembros de la comunidad para analizar los mitos, las realidades y el verdadero poder del votante latino.

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Thursday, April 7, 2016 - 3:52pm
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Realities and myths: The Latino Voter Town Hall

 04/07/2016 - 05:32
Realities and myths: The Latino Voter Town Hall
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A few weeks from the primary elections in Philadelphia, AL DÍA News, along with Philadelphia Magazine, is hosting a Latino Vote Town Hall in which Latino elected officials and leaders will talk about the vote — as insiders — and will answer questions from both the journalist-moderators and the audience.

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Thursday, April 7, 2016 - 3:52pm
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Pedro Cortés: 'A historical election in Pennsylvania'

 10/16/2015 - 18:32
Sec. Pedro Cortés  was nominated for his current position by Governor Tom Wolf last January and confirmed by the Senate in June, making him the longest serving secretary in the state’s history. Yesid Vargas/AL DÍA News

During the first few months leading the State Department he focused on empowering the electoral process and ensuring that those eligible to vote have a significant opportunity to do so before the upcoming November 3rd elections.

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Friday, October 16, 2015 - 6:09pm
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Sec. Pedro Cortés  was nominated for his current position by Governor Tom Wolf last January and confirmed by the Senate in June, making him the longest serving secretary in the state’s history. Yesid Vargas/AL DÍA News

Pedro Cortés: 'Una elección histórica en Pensilvania'

 10/16/2015 - 18:17
Pedro Cortés: 'Una elección histórica en Pensilvania'
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Con el reciente registro de votantes por internet que ha superado las expectativas, la labor del Secretario de Estado Pedro Cortés se ha abierto paso a un sin fin de posibilidades.

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Friday, October 16, 2015 - 6:09pm
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