While Latino voters were helping deliver Democratic majorites in Colorado, Nevada, New Mexico, and Virginia, Arizona remained solidly in the Republican column. This happend in spite of the state's growing Latino population and also in the face of heated debate over its immigration policies. To gain insight into Arizona's politics, we spoke with Arizona State University's, Rodolfo Espino.

Rodolfo Espino is an assistant professor in the department of Political Science at Arizona State University. His research interests are American politics, specifically racial politics, political behavior, Congress, and political methodology.

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