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Nov 01, 2012, 17:56 ET

Organizaciones de derechos civiles, de derechos humanos y sindicales advierten a True the Vote: No acosen ni intimiden a los votantes

 El siguiente comunicado es divulgado por Velasquez & Associates en nombre de las organizaciones que lo suscriben: Una alianza de 21...

Nov 01, 2012, 14:05 ET

Civil Rights, Human Rights and Labor Organizations Warn True the Vote: Do Not Harass and Intimidate Voters

 The following is being released by Velasquez & Associates on behalf of the undersigned organizations: An alliance of 21 civil rights,...

Oct 11, 2012, 12:45 ET

National Organizations Call On State Election Officials to Protect Voters From Intimidation and Harassment

 The following is being released by Velasquez & Associates on behalf of the undersigned organizations: With less than a month to go before...

Jun 10, 2011, 14:47 ET

The Following is Being Issued by the William C. Velasquez Institute: Latino Leaders Urge Baseball Commissioner Selig to Focus Attention on Baseball, Not L.A. Dodgers Owner

A growing number of Latino organizations are speaking out in support of embattled Los Angeles Dodgers owner Frank McCourt, arguing that McCourt and...

Jun 02, 2005, 01:00 ET

Community Duped By Annenberg Foundation, State Parks Promise to Be Inclusive States Antonio Gonzalez

LOS ANGELES, June 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Despite numerous promises by The Annenberg Foundation, California State Department of Parks and Recreation...

May 12, 2005, 01:00 ET

Recently Registered Latino Voters Favor Villaraigosa Over Hahn by Large Margin

LOS ANGELES, May 12 /PRNewswire/ -- A recent survey of recently registered Latino voters in Los Angeles conducted by the William C. Velasquez...

May 05, 2005, 01:00 ET

Latinos Make Voter Registration Gains in Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES, May 5 /PRNewswire/ -- The numbers of Latinos who are registering to vote in the City of Los Angeles continue to climb and will...

Dec 03, 2004, 00:00 ET

NBC Makes Unprecedented Downward Correction in Latino Support for Bush

WASHINGTON, Dec. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- In a stunning admission, an elections manager for NBC News said national news organizations overestimated...

Nov 04, 2004, 00:00 ET

More Than 7.6 Million Latinos Vote in Presidential Race

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- More than 7.6 million Latinos went to the polls in the national elections of 2004, increasing their voter...

Nov 03, 2004, 00:00 ET

Latinos Flip Support to Democrat Kerry in Florida; Over 700,000 Votes Cast in State

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Latino voters, historically a reliable vote for Republicans in the State of Florida, dramatically changed...

Nov 03, 2004, 00:00 ET

Latinos Support Kerry by Substantial Margin in Presidential Contest Nationwide

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Latino voters, staying true to form nationally in the presidential election, supported democratic...

Oct 02, 2004, 01:00 ET

Florida Latino Community Backs Bush by Shrinking Margin; Democratic Challenger Not Far Behind

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- A new poll conducted among likely Latino voters this week in the battleground state of Florida finds...

Sep 30, 2004, 01:00 ET

New Latino Community Poll Underscores Stakes of Presidential Debate

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- A new poll conducted among likely Latino voters this week in the battleground states of Arizona, Nevada,...

Jul 19, 2000, 01:00 ET

Scorecard Fails Five Federal Agencies for Favoring Big Business Over Small

WASHINGTON, July 19 /PRNewswire/ -- With summer vacation in full swing, the federal government got its grades today on how well it is meeting...