The latino vote in the 2010 electionsPresentation Transcript
The Latino Vote in the 2010 Elections:The Pew Hispanic Center BY: Maria Moreno Professor Arguello History 33
Latinos in the 2010 Election For the first time three Latino Republicans candidates won top major statewide offices. In New Mexico, voters elected the nation's first Latina governor, Republican Susana Martinez. In Nevada, Republican Brian Sandoval won the governor's race and became Nevada's first Hispanic governor. In Florida, Republican Marco Rubio won the U.S. Senate race. Although, Democrats won the Latino vote in the 2010 elections.
House Exit Poll Results According to the House Exit Poll Results 60% of Latino voters supported Democratic candidates in House races while 38% supported Republican candidates. In 2006, according to the national exit poll, 69% of Latinos voted for Democratic candidates in their Congressional district races, while 30% supported Republicans. The majority of Latinos support Democratic candidates over Republicans candidates no matter if they are Hispanics candidates or not.