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Hillary Clinton’s Latino pollster on why millennials aren’t voting




Supporters of Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton attend a rally during a campaign event, Thursday, Oct. 15, 2015, in San Antonio. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
Supporters of Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton attend a rally during a campaign event, Thursday, Oct. 15, 2015, in San Antonio. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
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A poll released Tuesday by the Pew Research Center uncovered some surprising statistics about young, Latino voters.

The survey revealed something we were already aware of: the group is one of the fastest-growing in the country.

But the data also shows something a little more surprising: Latinos are more unlikely to vote than almost any other part of the electorate.

Why aren’t Latino voters harnessing their potential power at the polls?

Take Two put that question to Matt Barretto. Matt is a professor of political science and Chicano studies at UCLA. He was recently hired by the Hillary Clinton campaign to research and develop messaging for the Latino electorate.

Press the blue play button above to hear the interview.