2018-11-06 18:20:03

Can Latino Voters, Candidates Reshape U.S. Politics in 2018 Midterms?



Will Latino Voters and Candidates Reshape US Politics in the Midterms? from Rising Up With Sonali on Vimeo.



GUEST: Alejandra Gomez, co-executive director of Living United for Change in Arizona (LUCHA)


BACKGROUND: A new report by the Pew Research Center has concluded that Latino voters are more engaged this midterm election than they were four years ago but challenges remain in voter engagement within the community. More than 29 million people of Hispanic origin are eligible to vote during this election - an unprecedented number that is 4 million more than the 2014 midterms.


Over the weekend, a number of well-known Latina actresses including America Ferrera, Eva Longoria, Zoe Saldana, Rosario Dawson, and Gina Rodriguez held a major "Get Out The Vote" rally in Miami, Florida aimed at Latino voters. PLAY VIDEO. That's a clip from the weekend Get-Out-The-Vote rally in Miami, Florida featuring a number of well-known Latina actresses.


How will Latino voters and candidates change the face of US politics during these midterm elections?

2018 midterm elections America Ferrera Arizona Eva Longoria Latino Voters Living United for Arizona Pew Research Center Rosario Dawson Zoe Saldana

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