hispanic voters

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Jan 10, 2023

Early and effective messaging needed to reach young Hispanic voters

With a median age of 30, Latinos are among the youngest racial and ethnic groups in the country, making them a leading edge of the nation’s youth vote. But earning their votes - and keeping them - is no easy feat.

Jun 21, 2020

Groups settle lawsuit over ballot counting

In a deal reached Thursday, two groups who challenged the law will not pursue their claim that it is unconstitutional to refuse to count ballots that have not arrived in the mail by 7 p.m. on Election Day.

Oct 1, 2014

Seeking more impact at polls, Arizona groups working to register Hispanics

Six days a week at 3 p.m., high school senior Betzy Solis slips on her white Mi Familia Vota T-shirt, packs her purse with water bottles and fills her clipboard with voter registration cards before heading off to knock on doors.

Nov 25, 2013

Christie: GOP needs to ‘show up’ and engage groups that disagree

Believing that Republicans can win support from Hispanics just by supporting immigration reform “is insulting to Hispanic voters all over the country,” New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie said Friday. “The fact is that they want a seat at the table, to influence policy,” Christie said during a discussion hosted by Arizona State University’s McCain Institute […]

Nov 1, 2013

McCain urges House to act on immigration reform, says issue can’t wait

Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., urged the House Thursday to act on immigration reform, even if that means moving on its own piecemeal approach to the problem rather than the Senate’s comprehensive reform bill.

Sep 27, 2013

Latino Voting Power

Still not enough to turn Arizona blue

It has practically become party doctrine among Arizona Democrats that the growing Latino population will turn the state purple, if not blue. To many, it’s simply a matter of when, not if.

Arizona Democrats discuss at a press conference Wednesday what they called a "broken promise" by Gov. Jan Brewer to either make sure a controversial election bill did not pass or would be vetoed. (Photo by Evan Wyloge/Arizona Capitol Times)
Jun 19, 2013

Gallardo: Brewer broke promise to kill election overhaul bill

Democratic Senator Steve Gallardo said June 19 Gov. Jan Brewer violated a promise to help stop a controversial election overhaul bill from passing or to veto it.

Apr 10, 2013

Immigrants play more vocal role in reform debate

There was a time when Karina Galicia would change the subject when her friends brought up immigration. She constantly worried that she would be arrested if anyone found out she was living in the U.S. illegally. But after years of hiding it, she decided last year that telling her story would do more good than harm.