Hispanic turnout in Georgia more than doubled in last year’s midterm election compared to the 2014 vote, according to a Univision analysis of voter participation.
The outlet found that 135,000 Hispanics voted in the 2018 election, which was headlined by the gubernatorial race between Democrat Stacey Abrams and Republican Brian Kemp. About 56,000 Hispanic voters cast ballots in 2014, according to Univision.
The data suggest Hispanic voters could play a larger role in state politics in the 2020 race. It found turnout increases among Hispanic voters far outpaced those of non-Hispanic voters, particularly among younger voters and independents.
Univision earlier released data that showed a surge in Hispanic voter turnout in six of the nation’s largest states: California, Florida, Nevada, New Jersey, New York and Texas.
Here’s the outlet’s findings:
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