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The power and potential of Latino voters

Latino voters’ growing power, what the parties get right and wrong about them, and a brash Congress member on what Democrats need to do better.

Throughout this edition of The Highlight, Vox hopes to provide a better understanding of the complexities, contradictions, and future of the country’s 32 million Latino voters.

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America’s fastest-growing, frequently misunderstood voting bloc

Every election year, plenty of Americans, especially political pundits, rediscover the “sleeping giant” that is the Latino electorate.

By Christian Paz


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Ruben Gallego’s ready for a fight — even if the Democratic Party isn’t

Inside the Arizona’s representative’s restless, highly online, and seriously combative plan to transform the Democratic Party.

By Christian Paz


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Democrats lost ground with Latino voters in 2020. Will the midterms be worse?

Republicans are slowly winning over Latino voters. Democrats may not have learned from their 2020 mistakes.

By Ray Suarez


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The power of Hispanic voters, in 10 charts

Hispanic voters could swing the 2022 midterms. Here’s how that might happen.

By Youyou Zhou


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How 2022 became the year of the Latina Republican

If there’s a red wave in 2022, it will be powered by Latina candidates.

By Li Zhou


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Yes, most Latinos are Christian. No, that doesn’t make them anti-abortion.

Why Latino voters have such a misunderstood stance on abortion.

By Nicole Narea


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Latino voters are being flooded with even more misinformation in 2022

Democrats blamed misinformation for some of their losses with Latino voters in 2020. But the problem is getting more entwined with the party’s failures with Latinos.

By Christian Paz

Esta historia también está disponible en español.


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A practical guide to winning Latino voters

So what now? 5 experts in Latino politics weigh in.

By Natalie Jennings and Christian Paz


CREDITS
Editors: Natalie Jennings, Sean Collins, Ryan McCarthy, Libby Nelson
Copy editors: Kim Eggleston, Elizabeth Crane, Caitlin PenzeyMoog, Colleen Barrett, Tanya Pai
Art direction: Bita Honarvar, Dion Lee
Audience: Gabriela Fernandez, Shira Tarlo, Agnes Mazur
Production/project editors: Susannah Locke, Nathan Hall
Translation: Julie Schwietert Collazo

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Los votantes latinos están siendo inundados con aún más desinformación

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