Saturday, September 15, 2007

The Hispanic Vote (WSJ Article)

The WSJ September 15 documents some interesting facts on the Hispanic Vote:
  • Hispanics make up 8 percent of the electorate and are projected to become 20% of the electorate by 2020
  • 48 % of Hispanic voters are foreign born up from 18 % in 1988
  • Hispanics may decide elections in the following states: New Mexico, Arizona, Florida, Nevada, Colorado
According the the WSJ, "Latinos are proven swing voters, and Republican energies would be better employed trying to win them over instead of trying to capitalize on ethnic polarization to win GOP primaries." visit for data on ethnic markets

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