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President Obama has been re-elected with strong Latino support
nbclatino.com ^ | November 6, 2012 | Sandra Lilley

Posted on 11/06/2012 11:05:04 PM PST by Tailgunner Joe

Latinos delivered. A record 75 percent of Latinos voted for President Barack Obama, and only 23 percent voted for Romney, according to Latino Decisions exit polls . In 2008, the president won 67 percent of the Hispanic vote while his Republican opponent Sen. John McCain won 31 percent, that’s an 8 percent gain for Obama.

In the battleground state of Colorado, 87 percent of Latinos voted for Obama, while only 10 percent voted for Romney. In Ohio, 82 percent of Latinos voted for President Obama.

In Massachusetts, Latinos came out to vote overwhelmingly for Obama with 89 percent, and just 9 percent for Romney. Latino support here had implications in the white-knuckled, close Massachusetts Senate race. “Latinos are an estimated 6 to 7 percent of all voters in Massachusetts and the impreMedia-Latino Decisions data shows Latinos overwhelmingly supported Elizabeth Warren by a record margin, 86 percent for Elizabeth Warren to 14 percent for Brown and the Latino vote is what decisively put Warren over the top,” says Latino Decisions political scientist Matt Barreto.

New Mexico went blue in this election, with 77 percent of Latinos voting for Obama and 21 percent for Romney.

Latinos overwhelmingly said jobs and the economy as well as immigration were top issues for them. ”Obama’s re-election marks a new beginning for politics, in a year where non-minority states went overwhelmingly for Romney and still lost, the era of extremism is knocking on death’s door. The GOP in states like Arizona and Texas should heed this message well or follow the pathway to irrelevance that is the South,” says Stephen Nuño, political science professor at Northern Arizona University and an NBC Latino contributor.

“The enthusiasm of Latino voters in this election reflects not only support for Obama and his policies, but dislike for the policies of Romney and the GOP,” says Cristina Beltran, a professor of cultural and social analysis at New York University.


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1 posted on 11/06/2012 11:05:06 PM PST by Tailgunner Joe
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To: Tailgunner Joe

Now, one more time: Explain to me the Rove/Bush doctrine that these people were going to vote Republican and were so conservative, hmmm?


2 posted on 11/06/2012 11:08:27 PM PST by NVDave
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To: Tailgunner Joe

They really don’t care about the Kenyan sending weapons to the drug cartels to kill their countrymen. It’s all about them and the freebies. Me! Me! Me!


3 posted on 11/06/2012 11:09:49 PM PST by FlingWingFlyer (REVENGE wins.)
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To: Tailgunner Joe

The non-whites ran this election victory for Zer0.

So much for “reaching out”to the Spanish.


4 posted on 11/06/2012 11:10:35 PM PST by ChiMark (chewed up his body for a decade)
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To: NVDave

We are so screwed, now the GOP has no choice but to kowtow to the minorities, the white male is dead politically.


5 posted on 11/06/2012 11:10:35 PM PST by dfwgator
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To: NVDave

Issues wise, they should be


6 posted on 11/06/2012 11:11:13 PM PST by Homer1
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To: Tailgunner Joe

Translated: The tipping point has been reached and the Democrats have seen their wish come true. Illegal immigrants have become legal, for all intents and purposes, and they love the welfare state and thy are now the majority in many states. Republicans are looking at a bleak future, and fielding Hispanic candidates won’t make a bit of difference.


7 posted on 11/06/2012 11:11:49 PM PST by Pining_4_TX ( The state is the great fiction by which everybody seeks to live at the expense of everybody else. ~)
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To: Tailgunner Joe

I know this can’t be true, because Jorge Bush got all the Latinos to love him.

I think his nephew is even a Mexican or something.

(We have been SO SCREWED by the GOP elite.)


8 posted on 11/06/2012 11:11:56 PM PST by Do Not Make Fun Of His Ears ("You're doing a whale of a job there, Christie.")
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To: Tailgunner Joe

Great, well, they can pay the bill for their president.


9 posted on 11/06/2012 11:12:04 PM PST by chris37 (Heartless.)
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To: NVDave

““The enthusiasm of Latino voters in this election reflects not only support for Obama and his policies, but dislike for the policies of Romney and the GOP,” says Cristina Beltran, a professor of cultural and social analysis at New York University.”

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Well, there ya go. The mexiclowns hate us. Ain’t that special. They never were going to vote GOP in the first place so we are supposed to tone down our rhetoric?


10 posted on 11/06/2012 11:12:07 PM PST by max americana (Make the world a better place by punching a liberal in the face)
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To: Tailgunner Joe
So..."Latinos" are the new "Black"...it just gets weirder and weirder
11 posted on 11/06/2012 11:12:26 PM PST by Tainan (Cogito, ergo conservatus sum -- "The Taliban is inside the building")
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To: dfwgator

With 72% of whites voting for romney with a loss it is apparent that the minorities will control national elections.

The dems perfected their destruction of America plans.


12 posted on 11/06/2012 11:14:47 PM PST by ChiMark (chewed up his body for a decade)
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To: FlingWingFlyer

I want to take your job. And send the money back to Metico, says the illegal. Decades of illegal immigration, along with the ever growing takers
Have formed a coalition that will be hard to beat on a national level.
Simple fact.


13 posted on 11/06/2012 11:14:54 PM PST by tennmountainman
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To: dfwgator

With 72% of whites voting for romney with a loss it is apparent that the minorities will control national elections.

The dems perfected their destruction of America.


14 posted on 11/06/2012 11:15:05 PM PST by ChiMark (chewed up his body for a decade)
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To: NVDave

Rove/Bush in Texas in 1998 won the MAJORITY of Latino votes.

Dont diss them outright.

This was not inevitable and a bit of a shocker. So what lies was Obama telling them to get their vote?


15 posted on 11/06/2012 11:15:19 PM PST by WOSG (REPEAL AND REPLACE OBAMA. He stole America’s promise!)
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To: dfwgator

That’s pretty much it.


16 posted on 11/06/2012 11:15:47 PM PST by tennmountainman
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To: FlingWingFlyer

Exactly.

And to put not too fine a point on it, the vast majority of Hispanics are Catholic. The majority of Catholics believe in “more free stuff” and therefore were voting for Obama:

http://religion.blogs.cnn.com/2012/10/22/survey-catholics-divided-on-political-issues-as-adherent-numbers-decline/

As long as we keep importing more Catholics, we’re going to keep seeing the outcome we saw tonight: People voting for more “free” stuff.


17 posted on 11/06/2012 11:16:41 PM PST by NVDave
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To: WOSG
Rove/Bush in Texas in 1998 won the MAJORITY of Latino votes.

At what cost?

18 posted on 11/06/2012 11:16:46 PM PST by dfwgator
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To: Tailgunner Joe

America has officially become a country where the majority believes that the USA owes them a living. I will do everything in my power to stop working so hard so their lifestyle isn’t as cushy as it has been.


19 posted on 11/06/2012 11:18:24 PM PST by originalbuckeye
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To: Tailgunner Joe
or follow the pathway to irrelevance that is the South,” says Stephen Nuño,

that's racist

20 posted on 11/06/2012 11:19:47 PM PST by blueplum
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