TK Things to Know About the Latino Vote
9 Things to Know About the Latino Vote
By Raquel Reichard | 11/12/2015 - 17:23

With the 2016 presidential race in full swing, everyone is after the coveted

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WATCH: BFFs Jackie Cruz and Diane Guerrero Urge Latinos to Register to Vote
WATCH: BFFs Diane Guerrero and Jackie Cruz Urge Latinos to Register to Vote
By Raquel Reichard | 11/05/2015 - 11:48

The 2016 presidential election is quickly approaching, and "Orange is the New Black" stars Diane Guerrero and Jackie Cruz have a message for Latinos: Get off your nalgas, and register to vote.

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5 Ways Latinos are Disenfranchised Politically
5 Ways Latinos are Disenfranchised Politically
By Raquel Reichard | 09/11/2015 - 16:23

The 2016 presidential election is quickly approaching, so it’s time we talk about Latino voters – or rather how

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Wilmer Valderrama Politics Midterm Elections Interview
Wilmer Valderrama: "The Future of Both Political Parties Relies on Latinos"
By Cristina Arreola | 10/09/2014 - 14:19

Actor and political activist Wilmer Valderrama wants politicians to take notice of the Latino community.

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Harvard University Study Says Election Officials are Biased Against Latinos
By Sugey Palomares | 05/23/2013 - 10:31

A new Harvard University study suggests that it may be more difficult for Latinos to gather election information from voting officials. Political science graduate students Julie Faller, Noah Nathan and Ariel White discovered that local election officials were less likely to reply to emails signed with Spanish names. 

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Women's suffrage protest
COMMENTARY: This Girl's On Fiiireee!
By Dolores Prida | 11/06/2012 - 11:06

I haven't called myself a "girl" in a long time, but I'm so fired up about today's presidential election that I can't help singing along with Alicia Keys.

Most of all, I can't stop thinking about the girls on fire of a century ago--the suffragists, those women with plenty of ovarios who marched, got beaten, harassed, thrown in jail for daring to demand that women be allowed to vote.

Imagine, women on hunger strikes for wanting to do what we now take for granted and many don't do at all.

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Argentina Voting Age Lowered to 16
By Samantha Leal | 11/01/2012 - 18:00

The voting age in Argentina dropped from 18 to 16 on Wednesday, which could help President Cristina Fernandez before the 2013 mi-term elections, reports Reuters

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Taxis Offer Latinos Free Ride to the Polls
Taxis Offer Latinos Free Ride to the Polls
By Samantha Leal | 10/24/2012 - 13:00

Two taxi services organized by the Utah Coalition of La Raza, the Mexican Civic Center and the "Pulso Latino" radio program will provide Latinos a free ride to the polls so that they can perform their civic duty, reports Fox News Latino. The service aims to promote Latinos to come to the polls. This is the first year that Utah will have ballots available in Spanish.

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Election 2012: Hispanic Heritage Month and Your Vote
By Viviana Hurtado | 09/13/2012 - 16:00

You could say that Hispanic Heritage Month (which is the only “celebration” that actually straddles two months – from mid-September to mid-October) started earlier this year, with the Democratic and Republican National Conventions. Rolling out San Antonio Mayor Julián Castro as the DNC keynote speaker and Florida Junior Senator Marco Rubio to introduce Mitt Romney was proof that Latinos are a hot ticket item before a tight election. 

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Eight Vote Win: What Iowa Teaches Us about the Importance of Voting
By Viviana Hurtado | 01/05/2012 - 10:09

How many times have you heard, or even thought: “I’m not going to vote because...”

“I don’t have time.”

“My vote doesn’t count.”

“The candidates don’t reflect my views.”

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