Juan Sepulveda http://hppr.org en Kansas' Hispanic voters: opportunity for state's Democrats http://hppr.org/post/kansas-hispanic-voters-opportunity-states-democrats <p></p><p>Hispanics are the fastest growing segment of the population in Kansas.&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">Nationally their voting influence is being felt, as reported by the&nbsp;</span><strong style="line-height: 1.5;"><a href="http://www.kansas.com/2013/08/18/2949614/demofest-puts-a-spotlight-on-hispanics.html">Wichita Eagle</a></strong><span style="line-height: 1.5;">. &nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">However, only 37% of the Hispanic population in Kansas were eligible to vote in 2012 compared to 77% of the state’s white population, according to a </span><a href="http://www.pewhispanic.org/2012/10/01/latinos-in-the-2012-election-kansas/" style="line-height: 1.5;">complete profile</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> of eligible Hispanic voters in Kansas prepared by Pew Research.</span></p><p> Tue, 20 Aug 2013 05:00:03 +0000 Cindee Talley 20426 at http://hppr.org Kansas' Hispanic voters: opportunity for state's Democrats