The rapidly growing Hispanic voter-base is becoming a powerful constituency in the U.S. political landscape, greatly influencing pivotal races around the country. According to the U.S. Hispanic Leadership Institute, out of 40 million Hispanics in the U.S., 16 million Hispanic citizens are eligible to vote in the upcoming 2004 Presidential election and 8.8 million of those are projected to be registered by Election Day.

To demystify the U.S. Hispanic population and this community's growing political influence, Univision Communications Inc. announced the release of an interactive CD-Rom providing insight into the U.S. Hispanic Voting behavior. The CD-Rom, entitled "The Hispanic Vote Tool Kit" is designed to inform politicians and media advisors about the growing Hispanic electorate and its significance. The CD-Rom is part of Univision's campaign to aid political candidates in their pursuit of Hispanic votes and ensure that candidates and issue advertisers communicate with their Hisp

The National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials (NALEO) has named Burson-Marsteller as its agency of record for its 21st Annual Conference in Washington D.C., June 24-26.

Nielsen//NetRatings reports that Web surfers are more politically active than the general population as the online population reported greater levels of voter registration and political activity than the general population.

The NALEO Educational Fund and Univision Communications Inc. have joined forces to launch "Voces del Pueblo," an innovative approach to mobilize the Latino electorate.

Wanda Padilla of La Voz Nueva and Dolores Sanchez of El Central Newspaper are the first women to join The National Association of Hispanic Publications Foundation board of directors.

More than a third of the nation’s Internet users have gone online to get news and information, exchange emails about the race, or participate online in the current political campaign.

The 2004 presidential campaign is continuing the long-term shift in how the public gets its election news. Television news remains dominant, but there has been further erosion in the audience for broadcast TV news.

AOL Latino is launching a comprehensive area for its 2004 election coverage, Tu Voz Es Tu Voto 2004.

As President Bush met with Latin American leaders in Mexico this week, a survey in the Greater Mexico City area found that a modest plurality of Mexicans there support NAFTA, but overwhelmingly they think it benefits the U.S. more than Mexico.

Every four years, voters head to the polls to select our nation’s president. The process begins with a series of primaries and caucuses in the winter and spring and culminates with the general election in November. To mark the start of the 2004 presidential election season, the Census Bureau has culled from previously released statistical reports.

Remarks by President Bush on the immigration policy: THE PRESIDENT: Thanks for coming, thanks for the warm welcome, thanks for joining me as I make this important announcement -- an announcement that I believe will make America a more compassionate and more humane and stronger country.

By the narrowest of margins, the U.S. Supreme Court let stand Wednesday a controversial campaign finance reform law that severely restricts political advertising in the weeks before an election.

As both major political parties intensify their efforts to win votes from Hispanic voters, the nation’s largest minority, new poll findings highlight the political differences and similarities among Hispanics of various heritages, with only those of Cuban backgrounds tilting toward Republicans.

During the November 4, 2003 general elections, the Puerto Rico Federal Affairs Administration (PRFAA) conducted the nation's largest Hispanic-targeted exit poll of the 2003 election cycle.

The Georgia Association of Latino Elected Officials (GALEO) announced it's formation in Atlanta, Georgia.