Thursday, November 11, 2010

Latino Voters Made a Difference

From the Center for American Progress:

Latinos Make Their Mark: Their Midterm Votes Reward or Rebuke Candidates

By Angela Maria Kelley, Marshall Fitz, Gebe Martinez, Vanessa Cárdenas

Sen. Harry Reid (D-NV) defeated Sharron Angle to win re-election
Latinos strongly responded to the negative anti-immigrant and anti-Latino political discourse by turning out in large numbers to cast ballots in the midterm elections.

Their turnout protected incumbent senators in Nevada, Colorado, and California and decided the balance of power in the upper chamber.

Read more about how the Latino vote affected specific races here.


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