Posts Tagged as "voting"

Why Latino Voters Matter – 5 Reasons to Watch the Hispanic Vote in 2016

January 14, 2016 / By
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Latinos are at the epicenter of the swirling, unpredictable 2016 presidential campaign. From Donald Trump’s polarizing comments about Mexican immigrants to Hilary Clinton’s recent clumsy attempt to identify with Hispanic grandmothers, Latinos are either being blamed for ruining the country or being courted as voters like never before.

Republicans Keep Fueling the Fire For Latino Voters

October 13, 2015 / By
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While some Republicans like Donald Trump call for mass deportations, the Democratic side has taken much more favorable stances towards immigration reform.

Merced Youth: #2Young2Vote But Not Too Young To Care

November 3, 2014 / By
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If I could vote this election I would vote for Prop 1 because it saves our water and our marine animals. I would also vote for Measure T because all sections of Merced should have a say in this city. As of now, everything is one sided because the city council are all from the non-ghetto side of Merced.

September 23 — An Earth Day for Voters

September 19, 2014 / By
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“The main idea was to try to do for civic engagement what Earth Day did for the environment, and really create one positive, fun, exciting day where everybody could plug in, in whatever way was easiest for them,” says Jessica Reeves, the vice president of partnerships at Voto Latino, one of the organizations involved in starting National Voter Registration Day (NVRD).

In Merced, Organizers Call On Past and Present to Bring Voters to Polls

September 18, 2014 / By
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The long-term goal of the organizing, added Abril, is less about getting people to perform a one-time act of voting than it is about igniting a lifelong commitment to civic engagement. Gallardo agreed: “Beyond just getting folks to go out and vote on November 4th we want to really make it part of our culture here in Merced.”