State GOP tries to steal Dems' fire over water
- October 19, 2009
- Louis DeSipio, Chicano/Latino studies department chair and political science associate professor, is quoted in the San Francisco Chronicle on October 19, 2009
From the San Francisco Chronicle:
California Republicans are seeing political gold in California's water problems, hoping to steal the issue from Democrats and win support from one of that party's key constituencies - Latinos.... But wooing Latino voters will be a challenge. Despite their mutual opposition to abortion, at least among Catholics, Latinos and Republicans do not agree on many issues, said Louis DeSipio, a professor of political science at UC Irvine who studies the Latino electorate.
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