Post Tagged with: "Latino vote"

Young Latinos Alexis Ortiz, Jennifer Díaz, Kevin Finnegan-Díaz and Andrés Aguirre become a new voting force in the midst of the Trump administration’s anti-immigrant climate. (Photo via El Diario)

Jolted by Trump, Latino Youths Realize the Power of Voting

Latino, Politics, Youth November 5, 2018 at 4:22 pm

After having been politically apathetic before, a new generation of Hispanic millennials seems to have awakened to the importance of voting in the Trump era, El Diario/La Prensa reports.

(Photo from LUPE PAC via Reporte Hispano)

Getting Out the Latina Vote in NJ

Elections 2018, Latino, Metro Area, Women September 24, 2018 at 3:14 pm

A Latina political group met in Newark, New Jersey, to motivate the community to vote in November and to push for increased representation at the state and national level, reports Reporte Hispano.

Dreamers from Make the Road Action at an event with Cynthia Nixon. (Photo from Make the Road Action via El Diario)

Report: Latino Vote Will Be Key in NY Democratic Primaries

Latino, New York, Politics September 7, 2018 at 1:10 pm

A Make the Road Action study predicts that, with 17 percent of the potential electorate and growing political awareness, Latinos will have a decisive influence in the next citywide Democratic primaries, El Diario/La Prensa reports.

The former senator for New York convinced 115,401 voters in New York City alone. (Photo by Edwin Martínez via El Diario)

Hillary Clinton Sets the Pace among NY Latinos

Elections 2016, Latino, New York, Politics April 21, 2016 at 5:40 pm

Supporters and analysts explain to El Diario/La Prensa why Hillary Clinton obtained 65 percent of the Hispanic vote in the New York primary.

Honduran-born Eric Benítez is a volunteer with Hillary Clinton’s campaign. (Photo by Mariela Lombard via El Diario)

Latino Volunteers Frantically Campaigning for Clinton in Final Stretch

Elections 2016, Latino November 4, 2016 at 6:25 pm

Hundreds of Hispanic New Yorkers continue to give their time to make phone calls and knock on doors in other states to prevent Donald Trump from winning the presidency, El Diario/La Prensa reports.

(Photo via Reporte Hispano)

New Jersey Latinos Break Voter Registration Record

Elections 2016, Latino, Metro Area October 24, 2016 at 4:02 pm

By the end of the legal deadline, 20 percent more Latinos had registered to vote in New Jersey this year than in the 2012 election, according to the Democratic Party, Reporte Hispano reports.

The official version of the app will be launched in Spanish on November 2. (Photo by Camille Padilla-Dalmau via El Diario)

New App to Protect Minority Voters Launched

Elections 2016, Latino, New York October 20, 2016 at 1:54 pm

The New York-based LatinoJustice organization has created an app in which minority voters will be able to report complaints at the polls in several states on Nov. 8, El Diario/La Prensa reports.

Make the Road Action (MRA) activists at the event in which the report was unveiled. (Photo via El Diario)

Report: Growing Latino Vote Will Be Key in NY

Elections 2016, Latino October 13, 2016 at 5:48 pm

According to a new report Hispanics are 12 percent of the New York state electorate and they will be crucial in the next election, while fear of Trump has boosted voter registration, El Diario/La Prensa and Noticia report.

(Photo by Christopher Collins, Creative Commons license)

A Call for Latinos to Register

Latino, New York, Politics September 23, 2015 at 3:01 pm

With the political power of Hispanics is far from reaching its full potential, several organizations are helping the largest minority in the country to register to vote, El Diario reports.

Independent candidate Néstor Montilla is running for Congress. (Photo via El Diario)

Dominicans Seek More Representation in NJ

Dominican, Metro Area, Politics October 30, 2014 at 2:56 pm

Two Dominican candidates hope to gain more visibility for their community in New Jersey, El Diario reports.

Nereyda Silfa became a citizen last year and is now registered to vote in November. (Photo by Mariela Lombard via El Diario)

Boosting Efforts to Register Latino Voters

Immigration, Latino, Politics October 9, 2014 at 5:26 pm

As voter registration deadlines approach, efforts are being redoubled to get more Latinos to participate in the next election, El Diario reports.

Carrión Race Uphill, Could Hurt Democrats

Carrión Race Uphill, Could Hurt Democrats

Elections 2013, Politics September 17, 2013 at 5:50 pm

His chances are seen as slim but he could divide Latino vote and hurt de Blasio.

Quinn Zooms in on Coveted Latino Vote

Quinn Zooms in on Coveted Latino Vote

Elections 2013, Latino September 9, 2013 at 8:41 pm

With her poll numbers sinking, the mayoral hopeful has been aggressively campaigning in Latino neighborhoods.

Weiner’s TV Ad in Spanish Barely Understandable

Weiner’s TV Ad in Spanish Barely Understandable

Elections 2013, Featured Posts, Latino, Video, Voices' Picks August 22, 2013 at 6:08 pm

The candidate’s ad en español doesn’t exactly raise the bar for Spanish used in the mayoral race.

(Photo by Jordan Fischer via Flicker, Cretive Commons License.)

Opinion: Will Latinos Seize this Historic Moment or Squander it?

Demographics, Elections 2012, Immigration, Latino, Opinion, Politics January 2, 2013 at 7:24 pm

It’s an undeniable fact that Latinos living in the United States are increasingly gaining political leverage. But it’s one thing to have power and a very different thing to use it to make progress, says columnist Mónica Gutiérrez in El Diario/La Prensa.