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Democracy & Voting Rights

No, Latinos Didn’t Hand Texas to Trump, Experts Say

Matt Barreto, co-founder of political research firm Latino Decisions, said much of the  mainstream media painted a damning picture of the nation’s Latino electorate. They should  have instead focused on white voters.  

Rather than looking at the record-high Latino voter turnout, Barreto said analysts cherry-picked  certain Latin-majority districts that increased Trump’s share, such as Miami-Dade County.