Senior Policy Analyst, National Council of La Raza (NCLR)
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November 29, 2012
History will almost certainly mark the 2012 election as a turning point after which the Latino vote was one of the most powerful forces shaping the nation’s political landscape. With an average of 878,000 Latino citizen children reaching voting age every year for the next two decades, future candidates and policymakers ignore the priorities of this growing electorate at their own peril. What do Latino voters care about? An Election Eve Poll by ImpreMedia/Latino Decisions 2012 made clear that jobs and the economy are top of mind for Latinos, as they are for all Americans. Immigration was a...