NOT exactly what Republicans might want….
The Obama’s have been pushing for American’s to increase their voting….
People in the streets have boosted their efforts…
Republicans are working hard on voter suppression…
The only worry Democrats might have?
Hispanics are signing up in record numbers….
They have NOT been supporting Joe Biden in the percentages that they supported Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders….
But the last few weeks may change the support numbers upward for Biden….
This surge in registrations could end up being one of the factors that helps tip the election between apparent Democratic nominee Joe Biden and President Donald Trump. The efforts are by groups including Latino voter registration organizations, Rock the Vote and one co-chaired by former first lady Michelle Obama.
Latino voter registration groups in recent weeks have noticed an uptick in their communities mobilization to vote, particularly from younger voters. The leaders of these organizations said that many are registering after nationwide outrage directed at police brutality and the spread of the coronavirus pandemic, which has left over 100,000 dead and tens of millions jobless in the United States. Unemployment rates for Hispanic and black workers remained high at 17.6% and 16.8%, respectively, even after the nation added 2.5 million jobs last month.
Latino voters are a key voting bloc for whom Biden and Trump are competing. Yet polls show that Trump has largely been out of favor with the majority of the Latino community, in the wake of his administration’s efforts to cut off funding to young immigrants who were brought to the country illegally and to build a border wall across the Mexican border. A recent surveyshows 62% of registered Latino voters would back Biden over Trump.
Floyd died last week while being subdued by a white Minneapolis police officer. The four officers involved in the arrest of the black man have been charged in his death, which sparked nationwide protests. Many young Latino voters, leaders of these groups said, are showing solidarity with members of the black community in their opposition to Trump….
“We have seen solidarity with our African American brothers and sisters,” Barba said. “It’s unacceptable that we see all this racism and violence, and we are going to stand with the African American community because an attack on one is an attack on all of us.” …