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Texas primaries: The Blue Wave That Wasn’t, Latinas Headed to Congress, And The Most Influential Candidate -Not In The Ballot

Posted on · With Texas primaries over, our political experts Brandon Rottinghaus and Jay Aiyer --with guest Jerónimo Cortina-- reviewed the biggest takeaways from the elections, and discussed what the results mean looking into November mid-terms.

Houston Matters

When Will Latino Political Influence Reflect Demographics?

Posted on · Earlier this month, the Center for Houston’s Future presented a panel discussion exploring when Hispanic political influence will reflect demographic reality at the voting booth. Latinos represent the fastest-growing population here, and yet, their voter turnout is lower than other ethnic populations. Houston Matters host Craig Cohen moderated the discussion with four panelists: Rice University […]

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The Latino Vote and the Astros Hacked: Monday’s Show (June 22, 2015)

Posted on · Earlier this month, the Center for Houston’s Future presented a panel discussion exploring when Hispanic political influence will reflect demographic reality at the voting booth. Latinos represent the fastest-growing population here, and yet, their voter turnout is lower than other ethnic populations. Houston Matters host Craig Cohen moderated the discussion with four panelists: Rice University […]