Voltaire — To learn who rules over you, simply find out who you are not allowed to criticize
Tuesday, January 19, 2016
Most Latinos who could vote in the last three national elections chose not to
Turnout was just under 50% in 2008, and fell to 48% in 2012. It dropped to 27% in the 2014 midterms, the lowest rate ever recorded for Latinos. The lack of engagement is not new; Latino voter turnout has lagged behind that of whites and blacks for decades. Asian-American voter turnout has also been below black and white turnout since at least 1992; it was even with Latino voter turnout in 2012.