Latino Vote 2012

By Alex Gonzalez Latinos Ready To Vote
Census Voting and Registration in the Election of November 2012 - Detailed Tables -Result State-by-Sate. -Population, Latino Turnout, Eligible Voting Population and Voter Registration.

U.S. Census: http://www.census.gov/hhes/www/socdemo/voting/publications/p20/2012/tables.html

The Latino Vote 2012: Texas
Share of State Turnout in 2012
8,000 7,000 6,831 2% 16%

6,000
5,000 4,000 3,000 2,000 1,000 0 2,652

In thousands
4,867
22% 60%

White 1,890 38.8%

Hispanic

Black

Asian

53%

Hispanic (of any race) Total Population Total Voting Age Population Total Registered Total Voted Percent Voted

Source: U.S. Census Voting and Registration in the Election of November 2012 - Detailed Tables

The Latino Vote 2012: California
Share of State Turnout in 2012
12,000 9,935 8%

10%

10,000

In thousands
8,000 6,510 6,000 3,684 3,157 48.5% 24% 58%

4,000

White

Hispanic

Black

Asian

2,000

55.5%

0 Hispanic (of any race) Total Population Total Voting Age Population Total Registered Total Voted Percent Voted

Source: U.S. Census Voting and Registration in the Election of November 2012 - Detailed Tables

The Latino Vote 2012: New Mexico
Share of State Turnout in 2012
700 624 600 500 400 300 544 37% 3%

In thousands
60% 349 306 49% White Hispanic Black

56%
200 100 0 Hispanic (of any race) Total Population Total Voting Age Population Total Registered Total Voted Percent Voted

Source: U.S. Census Voting and Registration in the Election of November 2012 - Detailed Tables

The Latino Vote 2012: Arizona
Share of State Turnout in 2012
1,600 1,400 1,396 4%2%

18%

1,200
1,000 800 600 400 200 0 516 989

In thousands
76%

400

White 40%

Hispanic

Black

Asian

57.8%

Hispanic (of any race) Total Population Total Voting Age Population Total Registered Total Voted Percent Voted

Source: U.S. Census Voting and Registration in the Election of November 2012 - Detailed Tables

The Latino Vote 2012: Colorado
Share of State Turnout in 2012
800 700 681 11% 3%

600
500 400 300 200 100 0 284 497

In thousands

86% 259 52.1% White Hispanic Black

41%

Hispanic (of any race) Total Population Total Voting Age Population Total Registered Total Voted Percent Voted

Source: U.S. Census Voting and Registration in the Election of November 2012 - Detailed Tables

The Latino Vote 2012: Nevada
Share of State Turnout in 2012
500 450 400 350 302

7%
464 10%

In thousands

15%

300
250 200 150 100 50 0 Hispanic (of any race) Total Population Total Voting Age Population Total Registered Total Voted Percent Voted 181 157 52% White Hispanic

68%

Black

Asian

39%

Source: U.S. Census Voting and Registration in the Election of November 2012 - Detailed Tables

The Latino Vote 2012: Florida
Share of State Turnout in 2012
4,000 3,500 3,349

2% 14%

3,000
2,500 2,000 1,622 1,500 1,000 500 0 2,250

In thousands

17%

67%

1,399

62%
White Hispanic Black Asian

67%

Hispanic (of any race) Total Population Total Voting Age Population Total Registered Total Voted Percent Voted

Source: U.S. Census Voting and Registration in the Election of November 2012 - Detailed Tables

The Latino Vote 2012
25
The Latino Vote Nationally since 2004 in Millions

23.3 20 19.5 18 15

Turnout by Race
3% 14%

13.5
10 9.3 5 7.3 6 5.3 11 11.6 12 9.7 9.3

13.7 11.2

10% 72%

White

Hispanic

Black

Asian

0

2004

2006 2008 Registered voters Voted

2010 Eligible

2012

Source: U.S. Census Voting and Registration in the Election of November 2012 - Detailed Tables

The Latino Vote 2012
Percentages of Voters By state
78

70
65 56 48 39

68

72 65 62 66 57 52 40 62 66 60 57 52 65 59 52

70
64 56

54

54

CALIFORNIA

TEXAS

NEW YORK FLORIDA

ILLINOIS Turnout

ARIZONA COLORADO NEVADA Eligible Voters

NEW MEX

Registered

Source: U.S. Census Voting and Registration in the Election of November 2012 - Detailed Tables

The Latino Vote 2012 By Ideology
91
In Percentages 81 70 70 60 74 75 70 64 27% Latino Vote Nationally by Ideology in 2012 2%

40 29 30 19 9 CALIFORNIA TEXAS NEW YORK FLORIDA Democrats ILLINOIS ARIZONA COLORADO NEVADA NEW MEX

71% 29 Obama Romney Other

25

23

25

Republicans

Note: In 2012, no exit polls were collected in Texas. While some Liberal polling organization like Latino Decision suggests the Latino vote for Republicans was as low as 25 percent, other private polling suggests that the Republican Latino vote was between 30 to 35 percent in Texas.

Source: Pew Hispanic Exit Poll 2012 Election http://www.pewhispanic.org/files/2012/11/2012_Latino_vote_exit_poll_analysis_final_11-09.pdf

The Latino Vote 2012
8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1 0 2004 2006 2008 2010 2012
In 2004, 9.3 million of Hispanics were eligible to vote. But only 58% were registered, 48% voted. In 2006, 11.5 million Hispanics were eligible to vote. But only 67% were registered, 34% voted. In 2008, 18 million of Hispanics were eligible to vote. But only 65% were registered, 67% voted. In 2010, 19.5 Million of Hispanic were eligible to vote. Hispanics were 9% of the national voter pool. In 2012, 23.3 Million of Hispanic were eligible to Vote. But only 11. million voted, or 48.6% of those eligible to vote. Hispanics were 10% of national voter pool.
Percentages of Latino Vote By Ideology

Democrats Republicans

Source: U.S. Census Voting and Registration in the Election of November 2012 - Detailed Tables