Source: Marquise Francis / theGrio
Republicans are in jeopardy of becoming a “regional party” of scattered conservative white supporters if they do not gain support from Latinos, according to a study released yesterday by a GOP pollster.
“Republicans have run out of persuadable white voters,” Republican pollster Whit Ayres and the conservative Hispanic Leadership Network’s Jennifer Korn said in a memo detailing the results of the study.
Latino voters in four states — New Mexico, Nevada, Colorado and Florida — surveyed “concluded that the GOP brand was on life support,” according to Talking Points Memo.
“If Republicans achieve 40 percent or more of Hispanics nationally, they can elect conservative Republicans to national office,” the memo authors wrote. “Settling for a quarter or less of the Hispanic vote nationally will relegate Republicans to a regional party with few national prospects.”
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