Election 2020

Restoring Democracy During the Pandemic Requires a Modernized Approach to Activate Voters (OPINION)

In order to claim our standing as a true democracy, we must create an inclusive political system by educating and engaging the population of voters who have been historically excluded from political conversations and electoral decisions.

  • Oct 1, 2020
  • 12:46 PM

The ‘Lucha Libre’ Presidential Debate

As to issues affecting the lives of average Latinos and most other Americans, the president insisted the economy is making a fast recovery, but his claims belie the facts.

  • Sep 30, 2020
  • 4:13 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

Latest Univision News Poll of Latino Registered Voters: Biden/Harris 66%, Trump/Pence 24%

As for three battleground states with significant Latino voting populations, Biden-Harris was at 66-25 in Texas, 65-25 in Arizona and 52-36 in Florida.

  • Sep 28, 2020
  • 4:28 PM

Trump Is Courting Florida Cubans, But His Past Words Are a Loud Warning (OPINION)

There is nothing inconsistent about Trump’s relationship with an older generation of largely conservative, mostly white Cubans.

  • Sep 28, 2020
  • 11:54 AM

Trump Tightens Cuba Sanctions as He Woos Cuban-American Vote

WASHINGTON (AP) — Americans won’t be allowed to bring home cigars and rum from Cuba under measures President Donald Trump announced Wednesday to financially starve the island’s government, a move taken as he tries to boost his appeal among Cuban-Americans, a crucial voting bloc in the battleground state of Florida.

  • Sep 23, 2020
  • 2:09 PM

Why Some Latinos Support Trump, and Why They Shouldn’t (OPINION)

Latinos have worked too hard and come too far as a people to let a master charlatan intent on usurping our democracy steal our destiny.

  • Sep 22, 2020
  • 3:34 PM

NALEO/Latino Decisions Tracking Poll Says 33% of Registered Latino Voters Do Not Trust Mail-in Ballots

The poll also noted that 51 percent of survey respondents supported voting by mail (down by seven points from the previous week) and 49 percent would vote in person (up seven points from the previous week).

  • Sep 22, 2020
  • 11:45 AM

Cuban-American Judge From Florida on Trump High Court List

MIAMI (AP) — A daughter of Cuban exiles who has had a swift rise as a lawyer and judge is on President Donald Trump’s short list to replace Ruth Bader Ginsburg on the U.S. Supreme Court.

  • Sep 21, 2020
  • 5:36 PM

Waking Up the ‘Sleeping Giant’ Starts With Climate Change (OPINION)

A poll conducted by Climate Power 2020 in July showed that an overwhelming 77 percent of Latino voters support a message of bold climate action to fight the climate crisis.

  • Sep 21, 2020
  • 11:45 AM

The Biden Campaign Still Has ‘Work to Do’ With Latinos: Will It Happen? (OPINION)

The reality is that the Biden campaign has been struggling to connect with Latino voters ever since he announced his intent to run.

  • Sep 21, 2020
  • 8:37 AM

Puerto Rico Getting Funds for Power Grid 3 Years After Maria

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump announced the release Friday of nearly $13 billion to Puerto Rico to help rebuild the electrical grid and repair schools from the devastation of Hurricane Maria three years ago, amid criticism that the aid was overdue and was being released now only for political purposes.

  • Sep 18, 2020
  • 4:04 PM

Latinos Aren’t One Thing, We Never Were: So Why Do Every Four Years Are We Treated Like That? (OPINION)

We are large, diverse, contradictory. The country has never taken the opportunity to get to know us. Perhaps that’s why they keep asking the same stupid questions. 

  • Sep 18, 2020
  • 3:36 PM

Are Democrats Going to Let the Latino Vote Slip… Once Again? (OPINION)

It’s time to stop shaming anyone who poses constructive criticism to the Democratic Party’s outreach strategy, especially when its people of color raising the red flags.

  • Sep 17, 2020
  • 12:44 PM

The FULL Telemundo Joe Biden Interview and Transcript

On Tuesday, Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden sat down with José Díaz-Balart of Telemundo Noticias for a interview.

  • Sep 16, 2020
  • 11:04 AM

Biden Courts Latino Voters in 1st Trip to Florida as Nominee

KISSIMMEE, Fla. (AP) — Joe Biden made his first trip to Florida as the Democratic presidential nominee on Tuesday with an urgent mission to boost support among Latinos who could decide the election in one of the nation’s fiercest battleground states.

  • Sep 15, 2020
  • 10:06 PM

Read Joe Biden’s Puerto Rico Policy Here

What do you all think?

  • Sep 15, 2020
  • 4:00 PM

Biden Faces Worries That Latino Support Slipping in Florida

In America’s leading presidential battleground, there’s mounting anxiety among Democrats that the Biden campaign’s standing among Latinos is slipping, potentially giving President Donald Trump an opening in his reelection bid.

  • Sep 14, 2020
  • 10:31 AM

Latino Advocacy Groups Say Republican Party Is Enabling Trump’s ‘Bigoted and Cruel Agenda’

Representatives from UnidosUS Action Fund, Voto Latino, the League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) and Mi Familia Vota presented what the groups described as their indictment of the Republican Party.

  • Sep 3, 2020
  • 2:05 PM

NAHJ President Addresses Decision to Not Include Latino Debate Moderator in 2020

“It is preposterous to look at the state of our country and increasingly polarized communities across the nation, and not be left to wonder how is it possible that our community remains excluded?”

  • Sep 3, 2020
  • 12:59 PM

Motivated by Social Movements, Poll Says 73% of California Latinos Certain to Vote in November

The August poll of 1,202 registered Latino voters in California also looked into issues of how the community is dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic, vote-by-mail as well as state ballot initiatives.

  • Sep 2, 2020
  • 4:31 PM

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