1st look at the ABC News Live special 'America’s Future: The Power of the Latino Vote

The special airs tonight on ABC News Live and explores the influence of Latinos, who make up the largest racial or ethnic minority group in the U.S. with 32 million eligible voters.
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Transcript for 1st look at the ABC News Live special 'America’s Future: The Power of the Latino Vote
We're going to give you a first look at an ABC newslive special, "America's future: The power of the Latino vote." I like to be in America okay by me in America Reporter: Latinos have been influencing American culture for decades. Don't stop the party Reporter: And big names like pitbull are moving it into the 21st century. Even commanding big stages like the super bowl. But even with these huge sus, veteran actress just Tina machado says it's still far from complete. There weren't a lot growing up on television or film I could grasp on to and say, oh, wow, that's like me. Here we go. Reporter: Shows with Latino leads like "One day at a time" and "Pose" noticeably still left out of the Emmy race. You're my only daughter. So hard working and I think that we're tired of being Diggs respected. Reporter: So as Latinos look to strengthen their place in Hollywood, they're already making strides in D.C. U.S. Representative Tony Cardenas is spearheading the effort to make the next smithsonian on the national mall one that honors Latino culture. The point is to inspire, to give people something to look at and say, hey, that person looks like my grandpa or my grandma and all of a sudden say, hey, they can do it, I can do it too. Reporter: And tonight on our streaming network we'll take a look at so many issues from the future of DACA recipients in this country and family separations at the border, George. Gio, already so much early vote. Oh, absolutely, George. This is a vital part of the American electorats year, this election. We are talking about 32 million Latinos eligible to vote. That is a massive history-making number, George. Gio Benitez, thanks very much.

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