Matt Barreto: New poll shows 2016 Latino votes will follow candidates who want to continue and extend President Obama’s Executive Action on Immigration
Latino Principles: The challenge for Republicans today is that they must actually “get to work.”
Matt Barreto: A new poll challenges previous polls, showing David Alvarez with a commanding lead over Kevin Faulconer among Latino voters who represent 1 in 5 San Diego voters.
Matt Barreto: Messaging on immigration could well be a critical and effective tool to mobilize the Latino vote in 2014 with significant partisan implications if the GOP continues to stall or block immigration reform.
Matt Barretto: New polling results released today show clear evidence that Latino voters now believe that the anti-immigrant voices in the House are not isolated individuals but that many Republicans in Congress hold these views.
Matt Baretto: Overwhelmingly Latino voters are following the immigration reform debate in Congress and that actions taken on the immigration bill directly influence how Latinos evaluate both political parties.
Matt Barreto: Can Republicans really draw more Latino support if they back a path to citizenship? The answer is unequivocally ‘Yes’. Or if they fail to support immigration reform with a path to citizenship, they could do even worse than Mitt Romney’s all-time low among Latino voters in 2012.
Matt Barreto: A substantial percent of partisans are willing to vote across party lines for an opposing party if that party support comprehensive immigration reform with a path to citizenship – 32% of Republicans will crossover as will 43% of Democrats.
Matt Barretto: President Obama is poised to win a record high share of the Latino vote, and in turn likely to win key swing states and enough electoral college votes to retain the presidency.
Matt Baretto: The latest impreMedia-Latino Decisions tracking poll shows that Latinos are more enthusiastic and more likely to vote than ten weeks ago when the initial poll was fielded.
Matt Barretto: Accurately polling the Latino electorate is important not just to get a correct portrait of Latino voters, but because they are such a large part of the overall electorate.