MOBILIZING THE LATINO VOTE
Your voice matters. Latinos will be the largest racial/ethnic voting bloc for the first time in history.
Latinos in the U.S. eligible to vote in the General Election.
Latinos in California eligible to vote. More than any other state in the country.
Of eligible Latino voters were registered to vote in 2018 in California.
Latinos annually turn 18 and become eligible to vote.
English: In 2020, LCF committed to mobilizing the Latino vote. With this Guide we outlined the basics of voting, roles of key positions, and propositions on the ballot and how they would affect the Latino community.
Español: LCF está comprometido a mobilizar el voto latino. En esta Guía aprenderá los conceptos básicos de votación, comprenderá los roles de los cargos claves, y conocerá las propuestas en la papeleta electoral y cómo afectarán a la comunidad latina.
LCF partnered again with Latino Decisions to release a statewide poll for the 2020 Presidential Election. LCF and Latino Decisions also released a statewide poll of Latino registered voters for the 2020 California Presidential Primary in November 2019 and March 2020. The path to victory is through the Latino community and all campaigns must speak to Latinos directly!
For the California Primary, LCF engaged the Democratic presidential candidates to respond to the issues on the minds of all Latinos in the state. With over 7.9M eligible Latino voters in California, we wanted to hear directly from the candidates. View the questionnaire here.
Latino Digital Activations
LCF is working to bring together Latino nonprofits, advocates, and youth to understand the importance of the 2020 elections through digital activations. LCF has planned a series of virtual events designed to mobilize the Latino vote! LCF has already partnered with institutions like UC Merced and Univision to ensure that our community is heard, especially among Latino students who make up the largest portion of the Latino electorate.
Speaking Up for Latino Voter Participation
Throughout the 2020 election LCF elevated the stories of everyday Latinos who are closely watching the presidential race and other important ballot initiatives, races, etc. It’s time for our community to be heard!
Raising Investments for Latino Nonprofits
LCF continues to spearhead efforts to increase resources to Latino-led organizations who are working to mobilize the Latino vote. Read about the groups we are investing in!
IN THE NEWS
New York Times: The Latino Vote: The ‘Sleeping Giant’ Awakens
Washington Post: Hispanic voters are growing in power. Why are Democratic presidential candidates ignoring them?
Sacramento Bee: What Latinos, immigrants and first-time voters need to know about California’s November election