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    Democracy & Voting Rights

    Sonja Diaz in Los Angeles Times: “Karen Bass and Rick Caruso in dead heat, L.A. mayoral poll finds”


    Both of the leading candidates still have work to do to introduce themselves to the Latino electorate. The poll found 57% of Latino likely voters saying they didn’t know Bass well enough to have an opinion of her; 53% didn’t know Caruso well enough. “Latinos are going to be late deciders,” said Sonja Diaz, the founding director of UCLA’s Latino Policy & Politics Initiative.