And because those populations are on the rise, that means they could make up a bigger share of primary voters — maybe as high as 30% statewide.
AdvertisementBut if we look back at around 1994 and Proposition 187, we knew there was a growing Latino population, but that Latino population was split.
Is immigration still the top driving issue for Latino voters?
Now, compare that to the prior overall primary turnout; that number was 33%.
It’s not enough to overcome the barriers that historically underrepresented groups like Latinos and Asian Americans and young people have.