Part I of The Latino Vote: Election 2012 Results
Perhaps the biggest story to emerge from the 2012 election other than the actual results, is the potentially decisive role played by Latino American voters. Many analysts believe that this growing voting block is the difference maker and that their influence and impact will only grow stronger with each cycle. And if the current trends hold, the Republican party is facing a difficult uphill electoral climb. In part one of our series, Tamar Jacoby, President of ImmigrationWorks USA, looks back at the recent outcome and its implications for the future.
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