comScore Networks released the results of a study examining the factors influencing the voting plans of American women in the upcoming presidential election. The study integrates a full range of demographic, attitudinal and lifestyle information to focus on the factors influencing the attitudes, intentions and decisions of closely followed segments, such single women and “security moms.”

Congressional Democrats released a new report on how Hispanic Americans have fared in the last four years, and outlining proposals by Congressional Democrats to advance the prosperity of Hispanic families. The report was released at the 5th Annual Hispanic Leadership Summit on Capitol Hill.

Punch card voting systems result in the disproportionate invalidation of minority votes. So conclude political scientists Justin Buchler, Matt Jarvis, and John McNulty in the September issue of Perspectives on Politics, a journal of the American Political Science Association.

If you are a young person of Latino decent, odds are you don't vote. You are the least likely of any ethnic group to be registered, and the most likely of any ethnic group to say that voting is unimportant.

In this Fox News versus Air America Radio world, one wonders: Do political leanings affect media consumption? A new survey from Scarborough Research--a firm that studies shopping, media, and lifestyle patterns of U.S. consumers--attempts to find out.

In a recent survey of 2,640* young Latinos age 18 to 34, conducted by Terra.com, 90.8 percent believe that the Hispanic vote is critical in this election year. On the heels of the much anticipated Democratic Convention, both presidential candidates have done their share of campaigning to this influential segment by making appearances to key Hispanic civil rights groups and spending large amounts of money on Spanish-language advertising.

Hispanic voters are more concerned this year about issues that affect all Americans -- such as education, the economy, health care and the war against terrorism -- than about immigration, according to a new comprehensive survey of Latino
registered voters. As has long been the case, these voters are much more concerned about education than the general public, and they are most likely to say education will be extremely important in their vote for president this year, according to the survey released today by the Pew Hispanic Center and the Kaiser Family Foundation.

AOL Latino will offer comprehensive election coverage through its “Tu Voz Es Tu Voto” (Your Voice is Your Vote) area.

A troupe of 53 Cuban entertainers scheduled to perform a six-week run at the Stardust Resort & Casino in Las Vegas starting July 30, is being denied access to the United States by the Cuban government, according to show producers.

The Kerry-Edwards campaign announced the largest Hispanic ad buy in presidential campaign history. The million dollar buy, which includes television, radio and print ads, highlights the values that connect John Kerry with the Latino community - family, faith and honor.

As the League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) celebrates its 75th anniversary during its National Convention it reflects back on its rich history of service to Latinos around the country. During the Diversity Luncheon today attendees were reminded of LULAC’s great accomplishments.

The National Hispanic Leadership Agenda, (NHLA), a coalition of the most established and well known national Hispanic organizations, issued a critical report on the impact of post-9/11 government policies on the Latino community, and called on the White House and Congress to make long overdue cha

The latest AP/Ipsos Public Affairs poll shows that while Bush has pulled slightly ahead of Kerry in the head-to-head race, both candidates have momentum. Bush is getting points from the electorate for an improving economic climate and for handing over power in Iraq.

Ganemos Fuerza, a Spanish- language voter registration campaign was launched in April through radio and television public service announcements encouraging political empowerment of Hispanics through voter registration and participation.

In the 85 metro markets surveyed regularly by The Media Audit there is a pronounced shift from 2001 and 2003 among Hispanic voters.

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