Submitted By Todd on June 6th at 2:31pm
So how does John McCain do with hispanic voters? You'd think about as well as Bush, since McCain's sell-out America stance on immigration can be viewed as a pander to that community. Gallup has the numbers.
A new Gallup Poll summary of surveys taken in May shows Obama winning 62% ofWhat happened?
Latino registered voters nationwide, compared with just 29% for McCain. Others
have found a wide gap as well.
The numbers suggest that McCain's image has suffered after a competitive GOPGetting back to the VP search, consider the implications of the hispanic battleground.
primary in which he renounced some of the moderate views on immigration popular
among many Latinos.
(New Mexico Governor Bill) Richardson said he was in Los Angeles on Tuesday recruiting local Latino actors and comics to serve as surrogates for Obama. It is part of an effort to paint the Illinois senator, who was born in Hawaii and had an African father, as someone who can relate to the immigrant experience. The personal approach is a departure from past Democrats who focused primarily on issue-based appeals.