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Latino Voters in 2012

September 20, 2011

National Public Radio’s All Things Considered aired a story yesterday about the Republican Party’s efforts to attract Latino voters and how recent comments about immigration may affect Latino voters in the 2012 election. A related story by NPR on September 15th summarizes the immigration views of Republican candidates for the nomination.

Just how large is the Latino vote projected to be in the 2012 election? According to a study by the National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials (NALEO), nationwide Latinos are projected to be 8.7% of those voting.

 

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