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Democracy & Voting Rights

Study finds Latino voters were highly influential in 2020 election results

Research Director Rodrigo Dominguez-Villegas, Research Analyst Kassandra Hernandez, and VRP Fellow Michael Rios featured in the Daily Bruin.

The UCLA Latino Policy and Politics Institute¬†released a¬†study¬†Jan. 19 that found that about 16.6 million Latinos voted during the 2020 presidential election ‚Äď a 30.9% increase from the 12.7 million Latinos who voted in the 2016 election. This increase was almost double the national growth in voters, according to the study.