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50,500,000 Hispanics Live In America

Get to know the nation's changing electorate.

Demographics

1,093,110
* Puerto Rico is a U.S. territory whose residents are U.S. Citizens. They do not vote in the general election for U.S. President, but eligible Puerto Ricans that move to the mainland have immediate voting rights.

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Growth

Origin & Ancestry

More than 6 out of every 10 Hispanics in America were born in the U.S.
Size:
Number of Hispanics in America based on country of origin
Color:
Percentage of those Hispanics in America who are foreign born
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0%
35%
70% Foreign born

Household

40%
of children live with 2 parents
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Household Names

1,016,581
Hispanics with this last name
Mr. & Mrs. Martinez 15th most popular name in the United States

Policy

Economic Mood in 3 heavily Hispanic swing states

NM
FL
CO

Spending

1 of 3
62%
of Independent Hispanics nationally
Very concern about the current level of government spending and debt.

Immigration

1 of 3
59%
of Independent Hispanics nationally
Immigration reform should focus on several items including securing the border, and reforming immigration quotas to meet labor demand.

The 3-legged Stool of Conservatism

Defense
1.1 Million
Hispanic Veterans

Politics

Party Affiliation of registered voters

Registration

2010
(numbers are approximate)

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Ideology vs. Party

Voting

2004
3,196,223
hispanics voted for George Bush
Projected Outcome (Two-Party Vote)

Simulating 2012

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