Matt Barreto

Co-Founder and Managing Partner, Latino Decisions; Professor of Political Science and Chicano Studies, UCLA

Matt Barreto is co-founder of the research and polling firm Latino Decisions and a professor of political science and Chicano studies at UCLA. He previously worked for University of Washington as a professor and director of the Washington Institute for the Study of Ethnicity and Race. In 2015, the Hillary Clinton presidential campaign hired Barreto to run polling and focus groups on Latino voters. He has overseen multistate election-eve polls, battleground tracking polls, and message-testing research and has briefed the White House and US Senate and congressional committees. Barreto was named a top Latino pundit by Huffington Post, and Latino Decisions earned praise from TIME and The Guardian.

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Deep inequality and stagnant wages. An emerging electorate of color. White anxiety. Anti-establishment anger.... See more
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