Latino Decisions

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

New Poll: Young Latino Policy Choices Reflect Elders With Important Differences

Candidates targeting young Latinos should prioritize issues surrounding access to affordable housing and immigration reform.

  • Dec 19, 2019
  • 10:54 AM

New Poll: Millennial Latinos in California Strongly Favor Bernie Sanders

The favorability gap between Sanders and the other Democratic contenders is significant, yet all are evaluated higher than Donald Trump.

  • Dec 17, 2019
  • 9:19 PM

New Poll: Political Power Is Shifting Toward Young Latino Voters in California

The growth of the Latino electorate is largely driven by young citizens turning 18 and less by declining immigration from Latin America.

  • Dec 9, 2019
  • 9:38 AM

Latino Voters in California Are Feeling the Bern

Among the Democratic Party hopefuls, one candidate, Bernie Sanders, has invested serious time and effort in winning the state and Latino voters.

  • Nov 25, 2019
  • 7:50 PM

New Poll: 74% of CA Latino Voters Plan to Vote in March 2020 Primary

As state marks the 25th Anniversary of Prop 187, Latinos are ready to get out the vote. Over 80 percent of Latinos believe white supremacist groups are a threat to the United States.

  • Nov 15, 2019
  • 11:01 AM

Texas-Sized Opportunities, Part 4

I promise to return my attentions to the White House, but this week I shift my focus to the Texas state legislature. Cutting to the chase, the pick-up opportunities in Austin align like never before. ​

  • Oct 30, 2019
  • 9:14 AM

Latinos and Impeachment

Given the trends nationally in the public at large, Latino Decisions expects Latino support for impeachment is higher today than it was in June.

  • Oct 15, 2019
  • 11:21 AM

Texas-Sized Opportunities, Part 3B

Optimism helps, but the Democrats’ partisan fortunes ultimately depend upon the party’s ability to register a large number of the unregistered Latino voters across Texas.

  • Oct 4, 2019
  • 3:40 PM

Texas-Sized Opportunities, Part 3A

The biggest red state means more to Republican presidential candidates than the biggest blue state does to Democrats.

  • Sep 6, 2019
  • 2:35 PM

The El Paso Massacre, Nativist Backlashes and Latino Empowerment

Historical perspective provides both encouragement and a warning: this isn’t over.

  • Aug 26, 2019
  • 4:46 PM

Texas-Sized Opportunities, Part 2

In Part 2 of our Texas series, we look at recent polling data to better understand Senator John Cornyn’s viability both in the primary and in the general elections.

  • Aug 23, 2019
  • 11:38 AM

Why Trump Fears Women of Color (OPINION)

It’s important to note that the outcome of the 2020 election will likely depend upon the efforts of independent groups led by women of colo

  • Aug 15, 2019
  • 4:34 PM

Texas-Sized Opportunities, Part 1

Clearly, under-mobilized Texas Latinos wield significant power to tip House races.

  • Aug 15, 2019
  • 11:07 AM

UnidosUS Releases State Polling of Latino Voters on Priority Issues, Key Traits in a Presidential Candidate and Party Support

Latino voters in CA, TX, NV, FL, AZ weigh in as the 2020 election season kicks into high gear.

  • Aug 5, 2019
  • 5:40 PM

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