Latinos are the largest minority group to be able to vote for the 2020 United States Presidential Election. This group has an electoral power of 32,000. The U.S. The Presidential Election is scheduled for November 3. The two leading nominees for the election are President Donald Trump and Joe Biden.
In a poll CNN posted on their site, Biden is leading at 51% and Trump is at 42%.
Similar to African-Americans, Latinos have faced racial disparities and discrimination when trying to vote. The Voting Act of 1965, established the law of the protection of everyone in this country to have the right to vote without facing racial and ethnic discrimination.
Non-profit organizations like VotoLatino, are “uniting and empowering the Latinx community,” through voter registration services. In pre-COVID times, VotoLatino would host booths at community colleges, universities, and recreation centers to educate and ensure Latinos are exercising their right to vote. For pandemic times, you can register online through VotoLatino for free. There is also a voting during COVID resource page you can have access to.
The average Latino voter for the 2020 election is young and progressive thinking. This group of voters cares about creating change within the Latino community in the U.S.