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
6,831
4,867
2,652
1,890 38.8%
0
1,000
2,000
3,000
4,000
5,000
6,000
7,000
8,000
Hispanic (of any race)
In thousands
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
60%
22%
16%
2%
Share of State Turnout in 2012
White Hispanic Black Asian
53%
The Latino Vote 2012: California
9,935
6,510
3,684
3,157 48.5%
0
2,000
4,000
6,000
8,000
10,000
12,000
Hispanic (of any race)
In thousands
Total Population Total Voting Age Population Total Registered Total Voted Percent Voted
55.5%
Source: U.S. Census Voting and Registration in the Election of November 2012 - Detailed Tables
58%
24%
8%
10%
Share of State Turnout in 2012
White Hispanic Black Asian
The Latino Vote 2012: New Mexico
624
544
349
306 49%
0
100
200
300
400
500
600
700
Hispanic (of any race)
In thousands
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
60%
37%
3%
Share of State Turnout in 2012
White Hispanic Black
56%
The Latino Vote 2012: Arizona
1,396
989
516
400 40%
0
200
400
600
800
1,000
1,200
1,400
1,600
Hispanic (of any race)
In thousands
Total Population Total Voting Age Population Total Registered Total Voted Percent Voted
57.8%
Source: U.S. Census Voting and Registration in the Election of November 2012 - Detailed Tables
76%
18%
4%
2%
Share of State Turnout in 2012
White Hispanic Black Asian
The Latino Vote 2012: Colorado
681
497
284
259 52.1%
0
100
200
300
400
500
600
700
800
Hispanic (of any race)
In thousands
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
86%
11%
3%
Share of State Turnout in 2012
White Hispanic Black
41%
The Latino Vote 2012: Nevada
464
302
181
157 52%
0
50
100
150
200
250
300
350
400
450
500
Hispanic (of any race)
In thousands
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
68%
15%
10%
7%
Share of State Turnout in 2012
White Hispanic Black Asian
39%
The Latino Vote 2012: Florida
3,349
2,250
1,622
1,399 62%
0
500
1,000
1,500
2,000
2,500
3,000
3,500
4,000
Hispanic (of any race)
In thousands
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
67%
17%
14%
2%
Share of State Turnout in 2012
White Hispanic Black Asian
67%
The Latino Vote 2012
Source: U.S. Census Voting and Registration in the Election of November 2012 - Detailed Tables
7.3
11
12
13.5
13.7
6
5.3
9.7
6.6
11.2
9.3
11.6
18
19.5
23.3
0
5
10
15
20
25
2004 2006 2008 2010 2012
Registered voters Voted Eligible
The Latino Vote Nationally since 2004 in Millions
72%
10%
14%
3%
Turnout by Race
White Hispanic Black Asian
The Latino Vote 2012
Source: U.S. Census Voting and Registration in the Election of November 2012 - Detailed Tables
56
54
68
72
57
52
57
59
64
48
39
54
62 62
40
52 52
56
65
70
65
66 66
60
65
70
78
CALIFORNIA TEXAS NEW YORK FLORIDA ILLINOIS ARIZONA COLORADO NEVADA NEW MEX
Registered Turnout Eligible Voters
Percentages of Voters By state
The Latino Vote 2012 By Ideology
Source: Pew Hispanic Exit Poll 2012 Election http://www.pewhispanic.org/files/2012/11/2012_Latino_vote_exit_poll_analysis_final_11-09.pdf
70 70
91
60
81
74
75
70
64
29
30
9
40
19
25
23
25
29
CALIFORNIA TEXAS NEW YORK FLORIDA ILLINOIS ARIZONA COLORADO NEVADA NEW MEX
Democrats Republicans
In Percentages
71%
27%
2%
Latino Vote Nationally by
Ideology in 2012
Obama Romney Other
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.
The Latino Vote 2012
Source: U.S. Census Voting and Registration in the Election of November 2012 - Detailed Tables
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2004 2006 2008 2010 2012
Democrats
Republicans
Percentages of Latino Vote By Ideology
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.