Latino voter demographics are changing

Latino voter demographics are changingLatino voter demographics are changing. As we approach the upcoming elections, states like Florida are seeing a demographic shift and find that Latino voters will play a key role in electing the next President of the United States. Latino voters this year will not only make up a larger share of the state’s registered voters, but what was once a Republican demographic has shifted to a higher Democratic electorate. With the influx of Puerto Ricans and the growth of young Latino voters both will impact the upcoming elections. Read the articles by the Pew Hispanic Center.

Democratic edge in Hispanic voter registration grows in Florida

BY JENS MANUEL KROGSTAD, MARK HUGO LOPEZ AND GUSTAVO LÓPEZ

Florida has long been a battleground state in presidential elections, with Hispanic voters playing a growing role in determining the outcome of the state’s presidential vote. Hispanic voters this year make up an even larger share of the state’s registered voters than in past years, but the profile of the Latino electorate has shifted over the past decade or so, according to a Pew Research Center analysis of state voter registration data. [Read Full Article]

Historic population losses continue across Puerto Rico

BY JENS MANUEL KROGSTAD

Population losses in Puerto Rico have accelerated in recent years, affecting every corner of the island and continuing the largest outmigration in more than 50 years, according to a Pew Research Center analysis of newly released county-level Census Bureau data. [Read Full Article]

 

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