Sunday, November 17, 2013
Links for Responding to Claims that Being Pro-Amnesty Helped GOPers Win Hispanic Vote
Anthony Vidak, celebrated for winning in a majority Hispanic District, estimates he got only 25% of the Hispanic vote. Low Hispanic turnout was the major factor in his victory. Low Hispanic turnout was the major factor in his victory. Little to no evidence that immigration played a big role in Christie's performance with Hispanics. (Another point to consider - if the Democrats had actually mounted a campaign against Christie, would he have done so well with Hispamnics? Geroge W. Bush did well with blacks in Texas as governor, but did much worse with blacks nationally running for President, partly because of all the attacks against the GOP as racist. wouldn't Christie's Hispanic support go much lower if he were actively attacked by Democrats, regardless of his positions? That is all.