Julian and Joaquin Castro at the Democratic National Convention
Who Could Be the First Latino President of the United States?
By Viviana Hurtado | 02/17/2014 - 11:00

“The first Latino President of the Unit


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Election Guide
Latinas’ Vote Under Fire?
By Viviana Hurtado | 02/27/2013 - 18:08

In 1965, 25,000 people marched to Montgomery, Alabama to help pass the Voting Rights Act. On Wednesday, the Supreme Court, including Associate Justice Sonia Sotomayor, heard arguments on a section of this historic legislation with their decision having a big impact on the Latino vote.


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Eva Longoria speaks at the Democratic National Convention on September 6, 2012
Eva Longoria to Co-Chair Obama Inauguration Events
By Kamren Curiel | 01/09/2013 - 13:34

There’s no doubt about Latinos impact on last year’s election—we made up a historical 10% of the electorate—which is why President Obama chose avid supporter Eva Longoria to co-chair his presidential inauguration events at the Kennedy Center.


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John F. Kennedy and Jackie Kennedy
History Lesson: The Latino Voting Bloc First Acknowledged by JFK
By Samantha Leal | 11/26/2012 - 16:32

This election wasn't the only one that had politicians acknowledging the power of the Latino vote. Did you know President John F. Kennedy was one of the first to acknowledge Latinos as an important voting bloc? It's true. 


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America Ferrera at the End of Watch premiere
America Ferrera Says Latino Voters Have "Finally Woken Up"
By Samantha Leal | 11/09/2012 - 21:43

Latino voters turned out in record numbers for the election this year, helping to decide key races in states like Colorado, Nevada, Massachusetts and Texas. In a column for The Daily Beast, actress and activist America Ferrera voices her pride on the Latino voter turnout, but also stresses the need for continued engagement. 


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Stacey Dash and Mitt Romney
Stacey Dash Writes 1,344 Word Essay on Why She Voted for Mitt Romney
By Sugey Palomares | 11/08/2012 - 13:13

Although President Obama received way more celebrity endorsements than Republican candidate Mitt Romney, the Senator is lucky enough to have Stacey Dash on his side.


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Election 2012: Why The Latino Vote Was The Story Last Night
Election 2012: Why the Latino Vote Was the Story Last Night!
By Sugey Palomares | 11/07/2012 - 10:20

Latino voters proved to be the key demographic for politicians to focus on during Election 2012. With an estimated 24 million Hispanics eligible to hit the polls and at least 12 million expected to cast their ballot, Latinos were empowered to make their vote count – especially in swing states like Nevada, Florida, and Colorado.


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Young Voters at the Polls
Nuyoricans in Florida Could Decide the Election—If They Hit The Polls
By Latina Staff | 11/06/2012 - 17:00

Today, on election day, we want our readers, our chicas, to be as well informed about the candidates as possible when they head to the polls. To that end, Latina.com will be bringing you the BEST Latino elections coverage from around the web all day long! The story below was recently published on the Univision News/ABC site.  


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Woman Voting
Election 2012: On Tuesday, the Latina Vote Can Make History
By Viviana Hurtado | 11/02/2012 - 13:25

These days every time I turn on the TV or radio, I hear an anchor, a campaign operative or an analyst telling us:

“This is the most important election in your lifetime.”

Really?

Why?

I’ll leave it to the experts to parse out history, data, and economic models.

Instead, I’m going to laser focus on Latinos and the women of our community. Hispanics have been an integral part of this country, in parts of the Southwest, since before the pilgrims landed at Plymouth Rock.


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Wilmer Valderrama at the 2012 Environmental Media Awards
WATCH: Wilmer Valderrama Stars in New Voto Latino PSA Project
By Sugey Palomares | 10/15/2012 - 12:58

Don’t mess with Wilmer Valderrama when it comes to hitting the polls this November.

The Venezuelan and Colombian actor serves as “The Enforcer” for Voto Latino’s latest telenovela-style PSA project encouraging young Latinos to get registered and make their vote count.


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