On this edition of Your Call, we’re discussing how Latino activists are getting out the vote. This year, a record 32 million Latinos living in the US will be eligible to vote, many for the first time.
According to a survey conducted by Telemundo and BuzzFeed News, only 64 percent of young Latinos plan to definitely vote in November. What will it take to ensure large Latino voter turnout?
Chuck Rocha, senior adviser to the Bernie Sanders 2020 campaign, founder of founder of Nuestro PAC and author of Tío Bernie: The Inside Story of How Bernie Sanders Brought Latinos Into The Political Revolution
Chris Santoyo, Latino activist based in Nevada who volunteered for the Bernie Sanders campaign
Marlen Mendoza, president of the LULAC (League of United Latin American Citizens) chapter in Iowa City
The Atlantic, Christian Paz: The Neglect of Latino Voters
The Atlantic, Julio Ricardo Varela: What Biden Can Learn From Sanders About the Young Latino Vote
The New York Times, Sydney Ember: Sanders Urging Biden to Do More to Excite Progressives