Hillary Clinton’s Primary Challenger Aggressively Courts Latinos

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2016 Democratic presidential candidate and self-proclaimed Socialist, Bernie Sanders, is making a push to win over all of those Latino and Black voters that helped usher in President Barack Obama in 2008 and 2012.

Riding his current and unprecedented political wave of support, the anti-Hillary Clinton presidential candidate spoke to at the national conference of the National Council of La Raza, telling hundreds of Latino activists in attendance that American must “stand together” and speak “very loud and clear” against any and all “racism and bigotry.”

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President Obama garnered 71 percent of the Latino vote in his 2008 election win, and 67 percent in his 2012 reelection. (Pew Research 2008, 2012)

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The high turnout for Obama by Latinos may seem to be an insurmountable problem for Republicans in future elections, but by no means are Republicans shut out from receiving more support from this growing voting bloc.

Back in the 2004 general election, Republican President George W. Bush has able to garner the support of 44 percent of the voting Latino electorate.

 



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Javier Manjarres is a nationally renowned award-winning South Florida-based political journalist owns Diverse New Media, Corp. which publishes Floridianpress.com, Judicialpost.com, shark-tank.com, and Hispolitica.com He enjoys traveling, playing soccer, mixed martial arts, weight-lifting, swimming and biking. He ran as a Republican in the 2018 congressional primary race in Florida's CD 22. Javier is also a political consultant, and has also authored "BROWN PEOPLE," which is a book about Hispanic Politics. Learn more at www.brownpeople.org Email him at Diversenewmedia@gmail.com

 

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