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Latino Political Power:<br />Turning Numbers into Clout<br />Arturo Vargas<br />Executive Director<br />NALEO Educational ...
2008 Presidential Elections<br />Reapportionment <br />GOP Latino voters deliver critical win to McCain in Florida.<br />D...
2010 Midterm Elections<br />Reapportionment <br />NALEO Educational Fund projects 6.5 million Latinos will vote –  6.6 mil...
First Latino Governor of NV
First elected Latina Governor of any state (NM)
Latino GOP Members of Congress increased from 3 to 7, including the first Latino U.S. Representatives from Idaho and Washi...
2010 Census – Latino Youth<br />Reapportionment <br />On April 1, 2010, almost 1 in 4 youth  (under 18) in the United Stat...
Decennial Reapportionment<br />Reapportionment <br />
2012 Projected Latino Vote<br />
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NALEO - Turning Numbers Into Clout

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Presentation on the 2012 Latino Vote by Arturo Vargas, Executive Director of the National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials (NALEO) Educational Fund.

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NALEO - Turning Numbers Into Clout

  1. 1. Latino Political Power:<br />Turning Numbers into Clout<br />Arturo Vargas<br />Executive Director<br />NALEO Educational Fund<br />San Antonio, Texas<br />June 23, 2011<br />
  2. 2. 2008 Presidential Elections<br />Reapportionment <br />GOP Latino voters deliver critical win to McCain in Florida.<br />Democratic Latino voters save Hilary Clinton’s primary campaign.<br />Record Latino turnout – 28% increase over 2004.<br />Latinos reshape the political map, including those with emerging Latino communities.<br />Assoc. Press<br />
  3. 3. 2010 Midterm Elections<br />Reapportionment <br />NALEO Educational Fund projects 6.5 million Latinos will vote – 6.6 million do.<br />Latino voters deliver victory to U.S. Senators Harry Reid and Michael Bennet.<br />Several GOP Latino milestones: <br /><ul><li>Marco Rubio elected to U.S. Senate
  4. 4. First Latino Governor of NV
  5. 5. First elected Latina Governor of any state (NM)
  6. 6. Latino GOP Members of Congress increased from 3 to 7, including the first Latino U.S. Representatives from Idaho and Washington.</li></li></ul><li>2010 Census – Latino Growth<br />Reapportionment <br />The overall population increases by 10%. Latino population grows 43%, and reaches 50.5 million mark. <br />Latinos are 56% of America’s growth.<br />Latinos prevent net population decline in IL, NJ, NY, & other states.<br />South sees dramatic Latino growth – NC Latino population doubles (111%).<br />Texas sees largest pop. increase in nation – 4.3 million. Latinos account for 65% of that growth.<br />
  7. 7. 2010 Census – Latino Youth<br />Reapportionment <br />On April 1, 2010, almost 1 in 4 youth (under 18) in the United States was Latino.  <br /> <br />More than half the youth in California and New Mexico are Latino.<br /> <br />About  40% of Arizona and Nevada youth are Latino.<br />In 2009, 92% of Latinos under 18 years of age were born in the United States.<br />
  8. 8. Decennial Reapportionment<br />Reapportionment <br />
  9. 9. 2012 Projected Latino Vote<br />
  10. 10. 2012 Projected Latino Vote<br />
  11. 11. Growth, and Continued Need<br />Latino CVAP, Registration, and Turnout in General Elections<br />

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