Voter ID Laws

My work with Matt Barreto of the University of Washington, Seattle and Gabriel Sanchez of the University of New Mexico is cited in this post on Voter ID laws.  Our research suggests minorities would be disproportionately affected by voter ID laws.  This blog argues that voter suppression, not electoral security, is the main intention of the laws.

Let’s be humane: Republican rhetoric on immigration reform and voter opinion


The data from Latino Decisions and past surveys indicate that a humane approach to immigration is not only a better short term political strategy, but demographic shifts in the electorate present a compelling argument that a humane approach is a better long term strategy as well – for both political parties.