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THE MUSINGS OF A TRADITIONAL SOUTHERN DEMOCRAT

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Sid in his law office where he sits when meeting with clients. Observant eyes will notice the statuette of one of Sid's favorite Democrats.

Thursday, June 12, 2014

Hispanics have been steadily growing as a share of the electorate, from just 1% in 1976 to 10% in 2012.

From The Wall Streeet Journal:

Hispanics have been steadily growing as a share of the electorate, from just 1% in 1976 to 10% in 2012. That year, Republican Mitt Romney performed better with white voters than any presidential candidate in the history of exit polls, but he lost because whites made up just 72% of the electorate and because he did so poorly with minority groups.

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