National Council Of La Raza
In the 2012 presidential elections, according to the U.S. Census, fewer than half of adult Latino citizens voted in the 2012 presidential elections. The low Latino voter turnout has prompted two national Latino organizations to step up voter registration efforts this year, months ahead of this years’ elections.
U.S. Representative Debbie Wasserman Schultz met with members of the National Council of La Raza, Hispanic Unity of Florida and Amigos for Kids to discuss the current and future impact of sequestration on Latino families in South Florida.
State laws restricting face-to-face registration drives are forcing organizations to turn to sophisticated data-mining to target specific groups.