(San Antonio, TX- October 17, 2018)
League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) and Southwest Voter Registration Education Project (SVREP) join forces to turnout Latino voters for the general election. As part of the partnership, the SavingTejas.com website launched and ready for use by volunteers across the country to organize phone banks and donate funds to help turnout 100,000 Latino voters in Texas for the general election.
is designed to prepare hundreds of volunteers to phone bank Texas family and friends as well as occasional and young Latin@ voters. SavingTejas.com provides scripts, instructions, tally sheets, and phone lists and donation options to allow the
Latino Vote 2018 Campaign
contact Latino voters with repetitive live calls.
“As many as 1.3 million Latinos are projected to vote in Texas. This represents 20 percent of the total votes that will be cast on or before November 6
– record turnout for Latinos for the midterm election. It is simple to get involved, visit
and help us turnout hundreds of thousands of Latino voters for the November 2018 elections,” said, Antonio González. SVREP President.
“The Latino electorate will use their vote to respond to the anti-immigrant, anti-Latino affront on the community. These offenses include Senate Bill 4 (SB 4), a law that authorizes racial profiling of 11 million Texas Hispanics and bans sanctuary cities in the state, the 2011 redistricting process and the voter ID laws discriminate against the Latino community. At the federal level, an estimated 120,000 of 800,000 DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals) recipients residing in Texas are at risk of deportation. The Border Wall will only militarize the border with Mexico endangering human rights in border communities at a cost of tens of billions to taxpayers. Finally, the Trump administration’s deadline to reunite families, hundreds of mostly Mexican and Central American refugee children are still separated from their parents as they sought legal political asylum continue,” said Domingo Garcia, LULAC National President.
LULAC and SVREP urge Tejanos to vote and use their voting clout.
Texas early vote starts on October 22
to November 2
, Election Day is November 6th.
“Tejanos need to make their voice heard by voting and getting organized. Un Grito para hacer Justicia, Un Grito para los Niños en detentaciones en la frontera, Un Grito para los Dreamers, Un Grito para los Veteranos, Un Grito con Nuestro Voto que sea Eschuchado hasta Austin y Washington DC,” concluded Garcia.