Latinos on 2016, and 2016 on Latinos

Photo: Cynthia Van Maanen Thanks to their growing influence all over the country, Latino voters will be more important in the 2016 general election than ever before, especially in states like Florida, North Carolina, Nevada, Arizona, and Texas. The Texas Tribune Festival panel, “Latinos and the Presidential Election,” presented an opportunity to discuss the Latino community’s increasing role in the current election. The panel included State Representatives Ana Hernandez (D-Houston) and Eddie Rodriguez (D-Austin), and conservative political strategists Juan Hernandez and Daniel Garza. Texas Tribune reporter Alexa Ura moderated. Strikingly, neither of the two conservative panelists supports the Republican...

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