Saturday, September 20, 2014

Hispanic, Black Groups Worry About Low Voter Turnout for Midterm Elections

The Hispanic and Black caucuses in Congress are concerned about a growing lack of interest in the midterm elections within their communities, a problem they say could complicate Democrats’ hopes of maintaining control of the Senate. [SOURCE]

The White House has not offered either caucus direct assistance in getting Black and Hispanic voters to the polls in November, even though those groups were crucial to President Obama’s victories in 2008 and 2012.

The Congressional Hispanic Caucus said the White House has made engaging with Latino voters more difficult by delaying action on immigration legislation until after the election.

Read the rest of the Washington Post article.

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