Friday, July 12, 2024

Study: Hispanic voters increasing, changing

The number of Hispanic voters in Florida is growing — and many are registering independent. New Hispanic voters are often choosing to be independents, increasing their numbers in Miami-Dade from 18 percent to the current 27 percent.In still heavily Democratic Broward County, Hispanic voters have more than doubled, from 5 percent in 2000 to the current 13 percent, or 124,100 voters. They, too, are largely registering Democratic. The findings by the national nonpartisan Hispanic civil engagement and voter registration group detail the changes and the importance of the Hispanic vote in the upcoming presidential election…

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