Latino Votes Could Be Casualty of Romney-Perry Sparring

By Elspeth Reeve, The Atlantic Wire
Oct. 20, 2011

In Nevada, Sharron Angle ran an anti-immigration ad featuring Latino “thugs” against Sen. Harry Reid, who had looked very vulnerable. She then defended the ad by saying the ad wasn’t meant to be racist — some Latinos “look Asian.” Democratic strategist Andres Ramirez told Gabriel that Latino turnout in Nevada would be higher than in 2008, when it was 15 percent. | More…