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Which GOP Candidate Can Win the Latino Vote?
24 Aug 2011 8:08 am
On paper, the field of GOP presidential candidates is a unique sort, especially in the context of “Latino issues.”
Of the Republicans currently declared for president, we have four candidates hailing from states with high Latino populations (over 10%), two are border-state governors, one is married to a Mexican-American, another launched a conservative Latino news site, and one candidate’s father was born in Mexico.
While these tidbits of trivia do not paint a complete picture of the GOP candidates’ efforts to court Hispanic voters, they do highlight one reality: Latinos are an …