Latino voters swung by eight percentage points toward President Trump in the last election, the biggest swing of any racial or ethnic group in the electorate. Last April, the FiveThirtyEight Politics Podcast spoke to the team at equis research — a political data company that focuses on Latino voters — about What exactly happened. When it came to the question why Voters wavered, the answer was mostly that we needed more data. Now we have more data! In this episode of the podcast, the co-founders of Equis share what they found. Ultimately, Latinos’ perceptions of COVID-19 and the economy were often more aligned with the vision Trump offered.
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