Latino Decisions

New National Poll Shows Biden, Sanders, O’Rourke, and Castro Ahead With Latino Voters in Lead Up to 2020

Findings show race for democratic presidential nomination is wide open, with many candidates relatively unknown among Latino electorate.

  • Apr 17, 2019
  • 11:08 am

DOJ Attack on Obamacare Has Big Implications for Latinos

Latinos in particular made the biggest gains in access to insurance under Obamacare over the last six years.

  • Mar 28, 2019
  • 4:51 pm

Knowing a Deportee Is Associated With Developmental Disorders in Latina/o Children

Our findings show that respondents who know a deportee are 2.4 times more likely to report that their child has been referred or diagnosed with a developmental disorder.

  • Mar 7, 2019
  • 9:04 am

Communities of Color Will Play Decisive Role in 2020 House Races

The Democratic margin in the U.S. House will rise and fall with the minority vote.

  • Feb 21, 2019
  • 8:28 am

Democrats Hold Advantage Among Latino Voters in Lead Up to 2020 Election

More than two-thirds (67 percent) of Latino voters said they would be more likely to vote Democratic in 2020 if a Latino candidate such as Julián Castro was on the ballot.

  • Dec 11, 2018
  • 12:35 pm

New UCLA Study Finds 96% Growth in Latino Vote Across 8 States

This report relies on a social science approach to evaluate official election data to draw conclusions about turnout and vote growth.

  • Dec 11, 2018
  • 12:07 pm

The U.S./Mexico Border: How Often and Why Arizonans Cross Into Mexico

According to the poll’s findings, 30% of Arizonans have crossed the border into Mexico in the past 12 months.

  • Dec 10, 2018
  • 5:36 pm

The Native American Electorate’s Role in the Blue Wave Referendum on President Trump’s Policy Agenda

In a historic midterm election that saw minority and women voters energized like never before, one of the major themes was the importance of the Native American population as both voters and candidates.

  • Nov 19, 2018
  • 4:13 pm

Latino Voters Want Congress to Pass Climate Change Legislation

“Over 78 percent of Latinos have personally experienced the effects of climate change in their state.”

  • Nov 10, 2018
  • 3:09 pm

LD VOTE PREDICT: 76% Democrat, 24% Republican Among Latino Voters Choosing US Representatives in 2018 Midterm Elections

LD Turnout Predict: 62.6% of registered Latino voters to cast votes.

  • Nov 5, 2018
  • 9:05 pm

Arizonans View Education Policy as a Major Issue

Over 65 percent of registered voters support a tax increase to help improve schools in the state.

  • Nov 5, 2018
  • 12:51 pm

One in Four Latino Registered Voters Have Voted Early in Election 2018

Only half of Latinos were contacted in lead up to Election Day, with 68 percent self-mobilizing by encouraging friends and family to register and vote.

  • Nov 5, 2018
  • 10:44 am

Who Is Really Mobilizing Latinos in This Election?

This analysis also considers the diverse ways in which Latinos are participating in politics during this midterm election.

  • Nov 2, 2018
  • 9:21 am

Latinos Contacted by Campaign or Candidates Nearly Twice as Likely to Vote Early in Election 2018

New polling shows more than one in seven Latino voters have already cast ballots in the upcoming elections.

  • Oct 30, 2018
  • 11:50 am

Nearly Half of Latino Voters Experienced Electoral Barrier

The degree to which Latinos and other minority groups face such obstacles could shape the outcome of many races this November.

  • Oct 26, 2018
  • 3:22 pm

More Than 7.8 Million Latino Voters Expected to Cast Ballots in Election 2018

This would mark a 15 percent increase in turnout and nearly a seven percent increase in the Latino share of the vote from 2014.

  • Oct 24, 2018
  • 5:06 pm

Lack of Outreach Still Major Issue for California Latino Voters in Election 2018

Despite numerous competitive contests in the state, new polling shows that a majority of California Latino voters have yet to be contacted by a campaign or candidate.

  • Oct 22, 2018
  • 9:14 am

Republicans Have a Latino Problem

We find no evidence that Latino enthusiasm is down in this election.

  • Oct 19, 2018
  • 1:47 pm

Texas Latino Voters Still Being Ignored Three Weeks Out From Election 2018

Despite placing high importance on upcoming elections, new polling shows that a majority of Texas Latino voters have yet to be contacted by a campaign or candidate.

  • Oct 17, 2018
  • 3:38 pm

Immigration Will Drive Latino Voting This November

Perhaps one of the more contentious aspects of U.S. politics is securing the 2,000-mile U.S.-Mexico border.

  • Oct 12, 2018
  • 11:59 am

Nearly 1 in 4 Latino Registered Voters View Protecting Immigrant Rights as Top Issue in Election 2018

Results show Latinos are ready to make their voices heard in upcoming elections, but consistent and sustained engagement from parties and campaigns still an ongoing problem.

  • Oct 9, 2018
  • 11:26 am