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Monday, October 25, 2010

Finally…evidence of the Hispanic vote next month

Much of Nevada is glitz, gambling and entertainment centered around the cities of Las Vegas, Reno and Laughlin. It takes hundreds of people to support the gaming industry like jobs in cooking, making beds and restaurant and bar services. Hispanic labor leader Geoconda Arguello-Kline says her group “feels powerful,” which would indicate they are planning to vote.

Nevada’s Latino voters number 224,000 and turned out 3 to 1 for President Obama in 2008. Senate leader Harry Reid is hoping for the same November 2. Representing 9 percent of the electorate nationwide, Hispanics still support Democrats 2 to 1. But the figures indicate only 51% will vote next month. Not if Arguello-Kline has anything to do with it.

Get out and vote!

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