Back in January, The World began a yearlong reporting series on young Latino voters. The COVID-19 pandemic upended their lives — along with their political priorities.
Nineteen-year-old Izcan Ordaz has two asks of the new Biden administration: issue additional stimulus checks and help bring the country together.
Adela Diaz, an 18-year-old Latina, recalled a tense night on Nov. 3, after she voted in her first US presidential election.
Georgia’s Senate runoffs are set for Jan. 5. And just like with the presidential election, there’s concern about mis- and disinformation targeting the state's voters — including its growing Latino community.
Since the 1990s, Georgia’s Latino community has grown steadily. Their votes could now make a difference in the hotly contested runoff races that will determine whether Republicans or Democrats control the US Senate.
In Spokane, Washington, Michelle Aguilar Ramirez is met with cold stares when she speaks Spanish. With demographic changes and political shifts, many Latinos like Ramirez are now trying to find their place in a divided United States.
Marlene Herrera’s parents split up when she was young, and she divides her time between their households. While her father’s side supported Trump, her mother’s side mostly rooted for Biden.
Brayan Guevara, a 20-year-old first-time Afro Latino voter in North Carolina, is an independent who ultimately decided to support Democratic candidate Joe Biden. He said the election validated that “my voice matters.”
Grassroots organizations are out mobilizing every vote they can muster for the state of Georgia's Jan. 5 runoff election, including a crucial campaign targeting Latino voters.
How are grassroots organizations mobilizing Latinos to go to the polls? What was the impact of Latino voters in the 2020 election in Texas and Arizona?
Marlene Herrera, 18, is casting her ballot for the first time in a US presidential election. In February, she was determined to make sure her vote mattered — and now, she feels it does. #Every30Seconds
Earlier in the year, Jacob Cuenca, 18, of Homestead, Florida, was excited to vote in his first presidential election. Now, underwhelmed by politics, he’s lost interest and switched his support to Biden.