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Tuesday March 6, 2012

Top Facts About Latino Voters in Super Tuesday States

Top Facts About Latino Voters in Super Tuesday States

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The Hispanic Leadership Network released its “Top Facts about Hispanics in Alaska, Georgia, Idaho, Massachusetts, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Tennessee, Vermont and Virginia” for today’s Super Tuesday primary elections. 

Below are some selected facts about Hispanics in some of today’s Super Tuesday States. 

Top Facts about Hispanics in Alaska
• Alaska’s total Hispanic population is 39,249 or 6% of the state’s population (U.S Census Bureau, 2010).
• Alaska has 22,000 Hispanic eligible voters, which constitute 4% of all eligible voters in the state (Pew Hispanic Center, 2010).
• From 2000 to 2010, Alaska’s Hispanic population grew by 13,397, representing more than a 50% growth rate (U.S. Census Bureau, 2010).
• Hispanics with Mexican roots make up a majority of the Latino population in Alaska; their numbers grew from 13,300 in 2000 to 21,600 in 2010 (U.S. Census Bureau, 2010).

Facts about Hispanics in Georgia
• Georgia’s total Hispanic population is 853,689 or 9% of the state’s population (U.S Census Bureau, 2010).
• Georgia has the 23rd largest Hispanic population nationwide (Pew Hispanic Center, 2010).
• Georgia has 178,000 eligible Hispanic voters, which constitute 3% of all eligible voters in the state (Pew Hispanic Center, 2010).
• Approximately one-quarter (23%) of Hispanics in Georgia are eligible to vote, whereas 76% of the state’s White population is eligible to vote (Pew Hispanic Center, 2010).

Facts about Hispanics in Ohio
• Ohio’s total Hispanic population is 354,674 or approximately 3% of the state’s population (U.S. Census Bureau, 2010).
• Ohio has the 23rd largest Hispanic population nationwide (Pew Hispanic Center, 2010).
• Ohio has 140,000 eligible Hispanic voters, which constitute approximately 2% of all eligible voters in the state (Pew Hispanic Center, 2010).
• Less than half (47%) of Hispanics in Ohio are eligible to vote, whereas 77% of the state’s White population is eligible to vote (Pew Hispanic Center, 2010).

Please visit the Hispanic Leadership Network for complete details and information on the other Super Tuesday states.