Latino Decisions

Latinos and the Environment

The findings from a poll conducted by Latino Decisions and the Environmental Defense Action Fund, finds that it is “very” and “extremely” important for the new President and Congress to take steps to protect families from water (91%) and air contamination (87%).

  • Nov 18, 2020
  • 12:59 PM

Native Americans Overcome Major Obstacles: Part of Voting Coalition That Led Biden to Victory

Sixty percent of Native American voters reported voting for Joe Biden, which is lower than the Democratic vote share of other racial and ethnic minorities, but significantly higher than White voters nationally.

  • Nov 10, 2020
  • 9:57 AM

Hispanics Will Turn Texas Blue If Given a Chance

Contrary to stereotypes, Tejanos are not politically disengaged or conservative.

  • Oct 14, 2020
  • 11:17 AM

The Political Damage of Trump’s COVID-19 Diagnosis

The results show a dramatic decline in Latino support for Trump and the Republican Party.

  • Oct 8, 2020
  • 2:10 PM

Republicans May Send Latinos to the Democrats With SCOTUS Replacement

If the Democrats draw on Obama’s strategy of leaving nothing to chance, they will use this moment to help secure the vote of undecided Latinas, and in doing so they will likely capture the vote of the wider Latino community.

  • Sep 30, 2020
  • 12:54 PM

Texas-Sized Opportunities: An Update

Here at Latino Decisions, we believe the shifting demography of the Lone Star State will bear upon the presidential results in Texas in ways not seen since Ronald Reagan’s 1984 re-election.

  • Sep 29, 2020
  • 2:37 PM

Attitudes Toward Reproductive Health Policy Among Native Americans

The voices of Native Americans are rarely included in research focused on reproductive health, even though this community often suffers from deep inequalities in access to reproductive health and higher rates of victimization of sexual violence.

  • Sep 17, 2020
  • 2:29 PM

Poll: Latino Parents Struggle With Education in Unprecedented Times

As summer winds down and students return to school, parents are faced with greater challenges and concerns than ever before.

  • Aug 28, 2020
  • 12:44 PM

COVID-19’s Surging Impact on Latinos: A Glimpse Into August 2020

Each month the story has gotten increasingly depressing.

  • Aug 24, 2020
  • 10:10 AM

Latino Families Have Personal Connections to the Pain of the Black Community Due to Similar Experiences With Police Brutality

The data suggests that the Hispanic community is very concerned with policy brutality, largely due to their personal experience with excessive force.

  • Jul 22, 2020
  • 5:23 PM

Latino Families Are Not Equipped for Distance Learning in the Fall

Although having some time to prepare for distance learning may help improve families’ experience, the survey makes clear that Latino households are apprehensive about the prospect of distance learning.

  • Jul 17, 2020
  • 3:57 PM

The COVID-19 Rising Toll on Latinos: A Look at the Beginning of July 2020

There have been a variety of significant shifts concerning the pandemic over the last month.

  • Jul 15, 2020
  • 4:17 PM

Latino Decisions Announces Release of New Survey Results in Six Battleground States

This is the first survey with a robust sample asking Latinos for their opinions on the recent Black Lives Matter protests following the murder of George Floyd by Derek Chauvin, a former police officer with the Minneapolis police department.

  • Jul 11, 2020
  • 10:41 AM

Survey Finds Returning to School Uniquely Challenging for Latino Families

National study finds 53% of Latino families are resisting pressure to go back to school this fall.

  • Jul 9, 2020
  • 9:25 AM

NEW POLL: 1 in 4 US Latinos Know Somebody Infected by COVID-19

“More disconcerting is the fact that a startling high percentage of Latinos —27%— report that they know someone who wants a test, but has been unable to get tested,” a Latino Decisions memo about the poll said.

  • May 20, 2020
  • 5:43 PM

Structural Inequalities and Not Behavior Explain COVID-19 Racial Disparities

As more data becomes available across states and cities across the country, it has become more and more apparent that the coronavirus is hitting racial and ethnic communities at a much higher rate than white Americans.

  • May 1, 2020
  • 12:03 PM

Poll of Latinos Finds Nearly 70% Feel President Ignored Early Signs of Coronavirus Spread

The nation’s first 2020 poll of solely Latinos living in America found they overwhelmingly feel the president ignored the early signs of the coronavirus, which led to its worsening spread across the country.

  • Apr 24, 2020
  • 1:28 PM

Biden’s Path to Victory Must Include Energizing Latino Bernie Voters

Despite Joe Biden’s likeability among Latinos, the enthusiasm that the Bernie Sanders campaign has garnered (in particular among Latino youth) is lacking in the Biden campaign.

  • Apr 21, 2020
  • 8:48 AM

First National Poll of Latinos in 2020 Finds 35% of Households Have Experienced a Layoff as a Result of COVID-19

The poll was conducted by Latino Decisions in partnership with SOMOS, the country’s largest physician-led health delivery network.

  • Apr 20, 2020
  • 9:55 AM

Apathy in Texas

What would it mean for middle-class families, Latino and otherwise, to activate the great untapped masses of Latinos in the Lone Star State?

  • Feb 14, 2020
  • 3:10 PM

To Win Texas, Mobilize Texas Latinos

I believe that if Democrats are serious about flipping Texas or similar states, they need a seismic shift in the way the party conducts Latino outreach.

  • Jan 19, 2020
  • 11:35 AM

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