Today, the Black Youth Project releases its latest memo: “Understanding the Latino Vote in 2012.”

This analysis pays special attention to how Latino youth engaged in the 2012 presidential election.

The results show that Latino youth turnout increased for a third year in a row, and that they were very effectively mobilized.

Latino youth also had a a highly polarized view of the Democratic and Republican tickets, and showed overwhelming support for Barack Obama.


“Understanding the Latino Youth Vote in 2012” is the 10th in a series of memos entitled Democracy Remixed: Black and Latino Youth: the Future of American Politics released by the Black Youth Project.


Click Here for the Complete Memo