Ga. Hispanics' political clout trails population
- October 3, 2011
- Louis DeSipio, Chicano/Latino studies and political science associate professor, is quoted in the Associated Press and 10 additional publications October 1, 2011
From the AP:
Sensing opportunity, the Democratic Party of Georgia - which has been looking to rebuild after losing every statewide office last year - is making an aggressive push to register new Hispanic voters, showing up at Latino festivals with stacks of registration forms and using the GOP-authored law as a rallying cry to draw Latinos into the fold.... Louis DeSipio, a political science professor at the University of California at Irvine who specializes in Hispanic politics, said the passage of an anti-immigration measure in California boosted Hispanic voter participation and the same could hold true in Georgia. He added that Hispanics also tend to vote Democratic.
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