Hispanic voters may flex muscles

By Alan Choate, LAS VEGAS REVIEW-JOURNAL

Hispanic voters helped President Barack Obama win Nevada in 2008 and were part of the push that put U.S. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid over the top in 2010.

“Every election cycle since 1998, Hispanic participation has increased,” said Andres Ramirez, a political consultant who previously worked on engaging Latino voters for the state Democratic Party. “As I’m looking at the numbers, I don’t see that trend stopping.”

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