The Crescent Report

July 29, 2008

Step-up-to-the-Plate in 2008 Register to Vote Today!

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More Homeless People Expected To Vote This Fall
By Whitney Malkin

BREMERTON, Wash. (AP) July 29, 2008 – Among the record number of voters expected to cast ballots this fall may be an increase from an often-invisible population — the homeless.

Advocacy groups and shelters across the country have stepped up efforts to register the 3.5 million people who drift in and out of homelessness in the United States. (Read More)

Obama Launches Massive Latino Voter Drive

By Daniel W. Reilly

ARLINGTON, VA (The Crypt) July 29, 2008 – Sen. Barack Obama’s presidential campaign launched a massive $20 million effort to attract Latino voters on Tuesday, hoping to erase the inroads the Republican Party has made with the key demographic group in the last two presidential elections.

Frank Sanchez, the chairman of the Obama for America National Hispanic Leadership Council, said the unprecedented effort will focus on paid advertising, online organizing, increased staffing in Latino communities and organizing surrogates to hit the campaign trail.

Sanchez said efforts will be particularly focused in the key swing states of Nevada, Florida, New Mexico and Colorado, where Latino voters could make up the margin of victory. (Read More)


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