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Landing the Latino Vote in Florida

With three different victors in Iowa, New Hampshire, and South Carolina, whichever candidate carries Florida will have a decisive lead. And key to taking Florida is swaying Latino voters. However, Governor Jeb Bush has been hesitant to speak out or endorse any of the frontrunners because of their immigration policies: Romney wants to make English the official language of government and opposes the Dream Act while Gingrich favors tightening border security and proposes visa reform.

Bertica Cabrera Morris is senior advisor to the Mitt Romney campaign, and has been coordinating Latino outreach in Florida.

Sylvia Garcia is national Hispanic inclusion director for Newt Gingrich‘s campaign.

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2 thoughts on “Landing the Latino Vote in Florida

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