Matt Barreto

Latino Decisions / UCLA

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Co-founder of the polling firm Latino Decisions and Professor of Chicano/a Studies and Political Science at UCLA; co-author of Latino America: How America’s Most Dynamic Population Is Poised to Transform the Politics of the Nationformer professor of political science at the University of Washington;

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In 1994, California passed Prop 187, which sought to deny people without documentation access to public healthcare, social services and education.

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Several polls released before the California primary suggested Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton were in a tight race, but those polls were off -- way off. What happened?

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Several polls released before the California primary suggested Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton were in a tight race, but those polls were off -- way off. What happened?

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After President Obama's re-election four years ago, the Republican National Committee officially declared its intention to reach out to the growing Latino electorate.

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After President Obama's re-election four years ago, the Republican National Committee officially declared its intention to reach out to the growing Latino electorate.

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