Minority Voting Stereotypes

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Black and Hispanic people make up the country’s two largest minority voting blocs and, as such, are especially significant in tight races. Various intelligence agencies and other political observers have explored the question of whether a Republican can win the white house without winning over voters of color, who generally, according to a 2012 Gallup poll, identify as Democrats or independents.
Over the years, political scientists have analyzed the voting habits and behaviors of racial and cultural minorities. One area of focus is voter turnout. While the minority population has increased the Hispanic population alone grew more than 50% from 2000-2014 vote turnout among minority groups does not appear to be holding up. It has long lagged