Early Voting Up by 13% Among Latinos
The Latino Vote: Did We Make a Difference?
By Mariela Rosario | 11/03/2010 - 13:00

Contrary to popular belief, Latinos did, in fact, turn out to vote yesterday. In fact, we made a big difference in key races in California, Nevada and Florida.


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New Mexico's Susana Martinez: Our First Latina Governor
New Mexico's Susana Martinez Elected the First Latina Governor in the U.S.
By Mariela Rosario | 11/03/2010 - 12:00

Susana Martinez of New Mexico is the first Latina governor in the United States, beating incumbent Gov. Bill Richardson's handpicked successor, Diane Denish with 54% of the vote.

We wanted to find out more about this woman who just made history. Here's what we found out about Martinez:


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Latino Political Firsts
By Stacey Rivera | 11/03/2010 - 10:00

With Susana Martinez being elected the first Latina governor in the history of the United States and Brian Sandoval becoming the first Hispanic to win a gubernatorial seat in Nevada, we started thinking about the historical implications of  these election results.


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Voto Latino's Maria Teresa Kumar: "This election is critically important"
By Damarys Ocaña Perez | 11/01/2010 - 11:20

In the past month, we’ve gotten discouraging news about and for Latino voters: A Pew Hispanic poll said that 50 percent of registered Latino voters planned to skip the election, at least one group (Latinos for Reform) was urging Latinos to stay home as a way to protesting its perceived inaction to our issues by President Obama and Democrats, and while some candidates tried every which way to get our votes, others were using blatantly racist ads that made Latinos look like thugs. What’s a voter to think?


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Election Guide
2010 Election Guide
By Mariela Rosario | 10/29/2010 - 11:43

Next Tuesday is election day and the nation is watching the Latino community to see what our impact will be. Here is a round up of the important races and issues that affect our community. 

FLORIDA

Senate candidate Marco Rubio is ahead of Democrat Kendrick Meek and independent Charlie Crist in the race for congressional office. Rubio has been making waves as the Tea Party's Latino darling and it looks like he just might run away with the seat because Democrats are split between Crist and Meek.


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Election 2010: The Latino Vote
Election 2010: The Latino Vote
By Mariela Rosario | 10/26/2010 - 10:30

With the Hispanic community making up such a crucial number of voters in tight midterm election races all across the country, it seems like everyone is scrutinizing us.


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Rachel Maddow Slams Sharron Angle, Defends Latinos
Rachel Maddow Slams Sharron Angle, Defends Latinos
By Mariela Rosario | 10/25/2010 - 17:00

Rachel Maddow took some time on Sunday to tear into Sharron Angle, the Tea Party darling who is running a very tight race against Senate majority leader Harry Reid in Nevada.


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Obama tells Piolín: "There is no place in the country where the Latino vote doesn't matter"
By Mariela Rosario | 10/25/2010 - 13:15

President Barack Obama's interview with Eddie "Piolín" Sotelo just aired on the radio host's number one rated show, Piolín por la Mañana, and Sotelo made it immediately apparent what he would be grilling the president about.


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President Obama Visits "Piolin por la Mañana"
By Mariela Rosario | 10/23/2010 - 09:00

President Barack Obama is continuing his bid to win the hearts and minds of Latino voters ahead of the 2010 midterm elections on November 2nd. As reported by Fox News Latino, Obama talked with legendary radio host Eddie Piolín Sotelo this week for his nationally broadcast morning show Piolín por la Mañana.


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Political Pandering: The (VERY) Amusing Things Politicans Do to Sway Latino Voters
By Damarys Ocaña Perez | 10/13/2010 - 12:30

When it comes to getting the Latino vote, it seems like politicians will stop at nothing—and stoop to everything. With mid-term elections coming up, check out our list of the most shameless ploys politicians have made to let Latinos know that they’re compadres.


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