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Friday, October 12, 2018

Democrats have a major edge when it comes to support among female voters, but they have struggled to lock down another key voting bloc: Latinos. While midterm voter turnout among Hispanics has historically been lower than other demographic groups, many on the left have been hoping that President Trump's hard-line immigration policies and heated rhetoric will lead to a surge of energized Latinos at the polls in favor of Democrats on Election Day. But with less than four weeks before the Nov. 6 midterm elections, there are signs that Democrats have room for improvement with Hispanic voters.

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My wife and I were working a phone bank for a local candidate here in the City last night and we both talked to Latino voters who either were kind of happy with Trump or didn't plan to vote, both of which were disastrous responses to hear.

If you want to take back our country, help mobilize all voters to get to the polls.

#1 | Posted by leftcoastlawyer at 2018-10-12 03:04 PM | Reply

We already took back the country in 2016. You'll just have to wait, because, you know, elections have consequences.

#2 | Posted by Spork at 2018-10-12 03:43 PM | Reply | Newsworthy 1

Dems struggle to mobilize voters for midterms

As always.

#3 | Posted by ClownShack at 2018-10-12 03:48 PM | Reply

Post yfw all the minorities flee the demoncrat plantation at once

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#4 | Posted by Heinrich at 2018-10-13 02:05 AM | Reply

When it comes to minority voters, dems try to do things on the cheap from a policy perspective. Rather than take an affirmative position on what they will do to provide relief for minority populations, they rely on repubs screwing things up for those populations. IOW, dems rely on minorities voting against repubs. Minorities voting against repubs will not likely generate the enthusiasm and turn out that dems need.

If dems want minorities to vote for them, they must pledge to pass laws that address the issues of minority communities. Of course, they won't do that because they fear that to do so might turn off white voters. Instead, dems pledge to address issues of the poor (i.e. $15.00) minimum wage figuring that minorities will benefit because there are so many poor minorities. Well, millions of minorities aren't poor and wouldn't be affected one way or another by an increase in the minimum wage. However, many (most?) would be concerned about their child or loved one being unjustly gunned down in the street by a fearful police officer and that police officer not being held accountable.

Addressing the issues confronting the poor will address many of the issues confronting minorities. However, there are specific issues faced by minority communities that aren't faced by all poor people. It is those issues that dems must pledge to address if they want minorities to vote for them and not against repubs.

#5 | Posted by FedUpWithPols at 2018-10-13 05:32 AM | Reply

They are too busy working.

Vote Republican.

Jobs not Mobs.

#6 | Posted by sawdust at 2018-10-13 11:28 AM | Reply

FTA:

"...many on the left have been hoping that President Trump's hard-line immigration policies and heated rhetoric will lead to a surge of energized Latinos at the polls in favor of Democrats on Election Day."

Says it all right there. No policy for Latinos. other than 'angry with Trump'.

Dem's only care about Latinos at election time. followed by two years of "keep voting for us!".

#7 | Posted by SheepleSchism at 2018-10-14 12:21 AM | Reply

LOL, none of the DR Left dare touch this thread, since they are convinced that the Blue Wave is a comin...

#8 | Posted by Rightocenter at 2018-10-14 12:27 AM | Reply

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