Flash Forward: How African-Americans and Latinos Will Shape Politics

Thursday, January 05, 2012

Like the Iowa caucuses before it, the relevance of New Hampshire's primary has been questioned because of the state's 94 percent white population. Major demographic changes are taking place across the country, increasing diversity in regions that have not traditionally been destinations for Latino immigrants, as well as the shift of affluent, northern-born African-Americans to the south. The Takeaway takes a look at what issues are important to these voters in the 2012 election and beyond.

Dr. Victoria Defrancesco Soto, fellow at the Center for Politics and Governance at the University of Texas at Austin, speaks about these changing demographics influence on November's election and beyond.

Guests:

Victoria DeFrancesco Soto

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