President Gains Record Support Among Black and Hispanic Voters
Nov. 5, 2020 (EIRNS)—About 26% of President Donald Trump’s votes in this Presidential election came from black and Hispanic voters, the highest percentage for a Republican since 1960. Trump cut into these traditionally Democratic layers in many different states. In Florida’s Miami-Dade County, with a large number of Cuban- and Venezuelan-Americans, Trump reduced what had been a 30-plus point margin of Hillary Clinton’s in the last election, down to a single digit favoring Biden this time. In Texas’s Starr County in the Rio Grande Valley, which is predominantly Mexican-American, Biden only got a slim majority of the votes. There are similar patterns in Arizona, Nevada, Ohio, Georgia and elsewhere, according to preliminary vote totals, as reported by the New York Post.