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Mi vida, mi vota

With more than a million Latinos in San Diego County — and more than half of eligible Latino voters still not registered — advocates are making a push to convince people that their votes could make a difference.  62 more words

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Young Latinos could exert major influence at the polls — if they get out and vote

Republican candidate Donald Trump’s assertion that many Mexican immigrants were criminals, rapists and drug dealers — and his proposal to build a wall between the United States and Mexico — could motivate Latinos to vote in record numbers this November. 58 more words

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Kern County sued over alleged gerrymandering

A national civil rights organization has filed a lawsuit against Kern County, citing violations of the 1965 Federal Voting Rights Act. The Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund filed the suit on behalf of Latino citizens in Kern County, saying Latinos are underrepresented and challenging redistricting decisions by the county’s Board of Supervisors that plaintiffs say are intended to dilute the Latino vote.  28 more words

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Top 3 Reasons Why Sanders Is Coming Up Short

With only 14 out of 57 contests remaining, the struggle between Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders for the presidential nomination of the Democratic Party is reaching its final stage. 1,420 more words

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Voting gives me a voice

Students from San Marcos High School say civic engagement and the voting process is the best way to advocate for the representation of Latino communities.  62 more words

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New campaign aims to turn Trump's message on its head

From the beginning of his campaign, Donald Trump made headlines instantly after negative comments about Mexican immigrants. He said Mexicans crossing the border brought drugs, brought crime, were rapists, and some, he assumed, were good people… 351 more words

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New campaign aims to turn Trump's message on its head

From the beginning of his campaign, Donald Trump made headlines instantly after negative comments about Mexican immigrants. He said Mexicans crossing the border brought drugs, brought crime, were rapists, and some, he assumed, were good people… 351 more words

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