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Analysis: Rubio wins few Latins for Romney
Posted Aug 5, 2012 by Dennis Joyce
Updated Aug 5, 2012 at 07:02 PM
Casey A. Klofstad, an associate professor of politics at the University of Miami, makes the case that whatever else it accomplishes, selecting Marco Rubio as a running mate won’t do much to swing Latino voters to Mitt Romney.
Rubio is big with Cuban-Americans in Florida, all right, Klofstad notes, in an analysis of new registered-voter surveys from Latino Decisions.
But outside Florida, he concludes, not so much:
“The vocal Cuban American minority in Florida aside, most Latinos in and outside of Florida are not enthused about a Rubio candidacy, both in general and when it comes to the specific issue of immigration.”