Latino Voters in the 2010 Election: Numbers, Parties, and Issues

Clarissa Martinez De Castro, (October 28, 2010)

Issue: Civic Engagement
Publication Type: Fact Sheet

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Compared with presidential election voter turnout, midterm elections exhibit a decrease in participation across the electoral spectrum, including Latino voter turnout. Therefore, a more accurate examination of participation in the upcoming midterm election should be based on comparisons with previous midterms. This year there are additional competing factors shaping turnout for the Latino electorate. Click here for the Latino Share of Votes Cast and Party Support in Select States for Elections, 2004-2010.