Why Obama Should Be Worried About The Latest Unemployment Numbers

Overall, Obama retains a wide lead among Latino voters and in states outside Florida, Romney has generally not been successful at convincing Latino voters that they should vote for him based on the state of the economy.

But consider this: the Pew Hispanic Center recently reported that Latino turnout rates have historically lagged behind white and black voters, and could do so again in this election. While that is because of demographic factors, it has also been fueled by palpable disappointment among many Latino voters who backed the president four years ago.

While immigration gets most of the headlines in the context of Latino voters and remains a highly influential issue, the numbers show that the economy is also playing a key role in determing how (or if) Latinos vote.

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