Latino vote and its electoral influence in the United States

  • Daniel Tacher Contreras

Abstract

This article analyzes the importance of the Latino vote in the 2020 U.S. presidential elections, taking into account the growth of this sector of the population in the last 20 years and its com-position by national groups of origin. The author documents this sector’s demographic growth as a result of immigration, contrasted with its tendency to become U.S. citizens, thus affecting its electoral weight. Finally, he describes Latinos’ geographical location to consider this com-munity’s electoral weight in “battleground states” or “swing states,” where there is more com-petition for winning seats in the Electoral College.

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Published
2020-09-10
How to Cite
Tacher Contreras, D. (2020). Latino vote and its electoral influence in the United States. Norteamérica, Revista Académica Del CISAN-UNAM, 15(2). https://doi.org/10.22201/cisan.24487228e.2020.2.441
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