Assessing the importance of the Latino vote in the presidential race

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Yesterday presidential candidate Mitt Romney spoke at a Florida convention of the National Association of Latino Elected and Apointed Officials, and President Obama spoke to the same conference today.   Their attention shows the Latino vote in Florida is becoming an ever-increasing issue of importance.  Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Emily Burris spoke with Phillips Williams, the Director of the University of Florida Center for Latin American Studies.  He spoke about the importance of the Latino vote and what issues they’re talking about for november’s election.

[audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/FPLatinoVoteQA.mp3]

About Emily Burris

Emily is a reporter for WUFT News and can be contacted by calling 352-392-6397 or emailing news@wuft.org.

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