dostoevskydr Post time: 2015-12-29 12:57
"For some, Donald Trump is the larger-than-life contestant of the ultimate reality show, the one can ...
"After all, just about every time he opens his mouth he ends up uniting people against him. Take the Latinos, an increasingly important voting demographic in the US. According to the Centre for American Progress, they accounted for 8.4pc of the electorate in the 2012 polls, which was an increase of 15pc from 2008. With about 800,000 Latinos turning 18 (and thus becoming eligible to vote) every year, Latinos will likely account for 13pc of all eligible voters in 2016.
The problem is that when compared to white or African-American voters, the Latin turnout isn’t very impressive; while 11.2 million Latinos did vote in 2012, 12.1 million Latinos who were eligible to vote did not register. That means that while 64pc of eligible white voters and 66pc of African Americans cast their ballots, only 48pc of Latinos did so."