Voto Latino Endorsements
An endorsement is a person or organization’s formal support for a candidate. These are the candidates that Voto Latino has endorsed. We believe they are the most representative of and responsive to the Latinx community and our issues, and we urge you to vote for them on Nov. 3, 2020.
- Joe Biden for President. Vice President Biden’s deep commitment to public service exemplifies democratic ideals. He is the best candidate to lead the United States out of four years of a crisis presidency that has jeopardized our institutions and leadership at home and abroad. Over his long and distinguished career, Mr. Biden has shown he will be an engaged leader for the Latinx community.
Donald Trump has been a threat to the Latinx community from the moment he descended the escalator to announce his candidacy in 2015. The very foundation of his presidential campaign was based on threats to the Latino community. Since entering office, he has wreaked havoc, from caging children to creating a denaturalization task force. Even in the middle of the COVID-19 pandemic, he continues to vilify our community, and has not shown any empathy for the disproportionate number of Latinx people impacted by the virus. And, he has prevented Latinx citizens from collecting relief–if even one family or household member is undocumented–and attempted to lower wages of essential farmworkers. Trump is an existential threat to the future of the Latinx community, which is the second largest and youngest voting bloc in the country. That is why it is so critical that we register as many Latinx voters as possible for the 2020 election.
Joe Biden has demonstrated his ability to lead and stabilize the country in times of crisis. This endorsement is not one that Voto Latino takes lightly–as it is the first one in our organization’s history. However, as an organization charged with enfranchising Latino voters and protecting their rights, we must meet the moment and acknowledge the clear and present danger our current president poses to the Latinx community. Voto Latino is extremely pleased to support Vice President Joe Biden in his campaign to make Donald Trump a one-term president.