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Mon August 19, 2013

Kansas' Hispanic voters: opportunity for state's Democrats

Juan Sepulveda, senior advisor for Hispanic Affairs for the Democratic National Committee
Credit 215mag.com

Hispanics are the fastest growing segment of the population in Kansas. Nationally their voting influence is being felt, as reported by the Wichita Eagle.  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 complete profile of eligible Hispanic voters in Kansas prepared by Pew Research.

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