Awash in the Mainstream: Latino Politics in the 1996 Elections

By Rodolfo O. de la Garza; Louis DeSipio | Go to book overview

Note

I would like to offer my thanks to Christopher Hanson-Sénchez, Research Director of the Institute for Puerto Rican Policy, for tabulating the election district voting data for New York City.


Sources Cited

City of New York. 1995. Population Projections for the Year 2000. Technical Report 1: New York City and Boroughs by Race and Hispanic Origin. New York: City of New York, Department of City Planning. March.

Falcón, Angelo, and Christopher Hanson-Sćnchez. 1996. Latino Immigrants and Electoral Participation: Puerto Ricans, Dominicans and South Americans in the New York City Political System. New York: Institute for Puerto Rican Policy.

Hernéndez, Ramona, Francisco Rivera-Batiz, and Robert Agodini. 1995. Dominican New Yorkers: A Socioeconomic Profile, 1990. New York: Paloma Communications.

Hispanic Research Center, in collaboration with the Institute for Puerto Rican Policy. 1995. Nuestra America en Nueva York: The New Immigrant Hispanic Population in New York City, 1980-1990. Bronx, N.Y: Fordham University, Hispanic Research Center.

Institute for Puerto Rican Policy. 1997. "Latino Gains in Voting Greatly Outpace Those of Whites and Blacks in 1996 Election, New Census Figures Reveal". News Release. October 27.

Ladd, Everett Carl. 1997. "1996 Vote: The 'No Majority' Realignment Continues". Political Science Quarterly 112: 1.

Muzzio, Douglas, and Luis A. Miranda. 1996. Hispanic New Yorkers on Nueva York. Fourth Annual Survey. New York: Hispanic Federation of New York City. June.

Navarro, Mireya. 1996. "The Song That Launched a Thousand Cruise Ships". New York Times. September 1.


Methodology

This article is based on the aggregate-level analysis of electoral data for the 1996 general election in New York City provided by the New York City Board of Elections on computer tape and hard-copy reports. The unit of analysis is the Election District (ED), which is the basic subdivision of the State Assembly District and is the smallest unit for which electoral data are reported. Census Block Group data from 1990 were overlaid on these Election Districts to determine their racialethnic characteristics.

In order to estimate Census data at the Election District level, areas were calculated for the Census Block Groups, which were then split by Election District and areas for each fragment were calculated. This was done using the geographic information system software MapInfo for Windows. Census Block Group data were attached to each fragment and adjusted by multiplying each variable by the result of the fragment area divided by the Census Block Group area. Data at the

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