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2020: The Impact Of The Latino Vote




Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) greets supporters at his
Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) greets supporters at his "Get Out the Early Vote" rally at Valley High School on February 21, 2020 in Santa Ana, California.
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Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders won big in the Nevada caucuses this past Saturday. 

He established himself as a frontrunner in the first ethnically diverse state to vote in the Democratic presidential primary. Nevada is about a third Latino. And according to recent estimates, more than half of Nevada’s Latino vote went to Sanders. 

We discuss what was learned about Latino voters’ preferences and turnout in Nevada and what it means for us in California, ahead of Super Tuesday. 

With guest host Steven Cuevas

Guest: 

Sonja Diaz, the founding executive director of the Latino Policy and Politics Initiative at UCLA, a non partisan think tank; she’s also a practicing civil rights attorney and policy adviser