The Latino Factor: How Ethnic Bias Distorts Texas Elections

The Texas Observer | December 3, 2008
There is compelling evidence that ethnic bias skewed Texas' 2008 statewide judicial election results. Some voters, with little else to go on in these low-profile races, appear to have cast a vote against Latino surnames. You've heard of the Bradley Effect. Call this the Latino Factor.

The Texas Observer

The Texas Observer has been Texas' "Journal of Free Voices" since 1954. Focusing on Texas news, politics and culture, the Observer is the state's only source of independent, progressive journalism. The Observer consistently publishes the stories that other outlets ignore...
More »
Contact for Reprint Rights
  • Market Served: Metropolitan Area
  • Address: 307 W. Seventh St., Austin, TX 78701
  • Phone: (512) 477-0746