PEW HISPANIC: LATINO ELECTORATE WILL DOUBLE IN 2030
posted by Terry Greene Sterling
at 14 November, 9:21 PM 0
A new report by the venerable Pew Hispanic Center indicates the Hispanic electorate will likely double by 2030.
Right now, Latinos compose 10 percent of our electorate. In less than two decades, that number will surge to 20 percent.
For years, the Hispanic electorate has been trashed for not voting in greater numbers, but let’s get real.
In the first place, several million Hispanics can’t vote because they’re undocumented.
In the second place, this is a very young demographic.
A whole bunch of Hispanics aren’t eligible to vote yet. But by 2030, as Pew points out, a good many of our young Hispanic Americans will have achieved voting age.
Do you think these voters will forget what was said about, and what happened to, their families?
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