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Groundbreaking New Poll on Race in Dallas

Findings from a survey for 600 residents of Dallas, Texas

Voting Rights Act Poll

The Voting Rights Act (VRA) has protected voters from discrimination for nearly 50 years. Last year, the Supreme Court in Shelby County v. Holder weakened those protections by striking down a key section of the VRA. Recent polling reveals that voters strongly support the VRA and oppose the changes made to it. The polling also shows that voters favor restoring the VRA.

Hispanic Perspectives on the Humanitarian Crisis at the Border

Lake Research Partners interviewed 1,000 Latino voters from Bexar County, Nueces County, Cameron County, Hidalgo County, Webb County, and rural counties in between, including 700 likely 2014 general election voters, and 300 low-propensity voters. 51% of the surveys were conducted in Spanish. Data indicate that Latinos in South Texas and along the border believe what is happening on the border today is a humanitarian crisis more so than an immigration crisis, and they want child migrants treated with respect.