9:31am

Mon November 12, 2012
Politics

Today on Your Call: Who are the new voters?


Who are the new voters?

On today's Your Call, we’ll have a conversation about the growth in participation by Latino, black, young and single voters in 2012 elections. What’s the effective way to reach out to these new voters – and keep them involved after the election? Join us live at 10 or send or leave a comment here. If you were a first time voter in 2012 – what issues matter most to you?  And does the news media understand them any better than the Romney campaign did? It’s Your Call, with Rose Aguilar and you.


Guests:


Pilar Marrero, senior political writer for La Opinión and now author of Killing the American Dream: How Anti-Immigration Extremists Are Destroying the Nation


Felicia Sullivan, a senior researcher at The Center for Information and Research on Civic Learning and Engagement at Tuft University


Emily Rusch, the State Director of CALPIRG, a non-profit organization that employ grassroots organizing, direct advocacy, investigative journalism, and litigation to affect public policy


Web Resources:


Pillar Marrero: Killing the American Dream: How Anti-Immigration Extremists are Destroying the Nation


Daily California: Campus groups plan to erect tents, help point student voters to polling stations


CALPRIG California


The Center for Information & Research on Civic Learning and Engagement


New America Media: Latino Voters in the 2012 Election


The Guardian: Single women voted overwhelmingly in favour of Obama, researchers find
 

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