June 26, 2014
Ana Benedetti & Roque Planas, The Huffington Post
Republicans have been fighting to regain lost ground with Latino voters after Mitt Romney's unsuccessful presidential campaign. A new report shows the problem may be even bigger than they imagined.
An analysis of survey data by the Pew Research Center published Tuesday shows that the Cuban population in the U.S., once known for its staunch support of the GOP, is shifting towards the Democratic Party.
Throughout the years, while Latinos across the nation leaned Democrat, according to Gallup, Cubans remained among the most conservative within the group. But as of 2013, only 47 percent of registered Cuban voters say they identify with the Republican Party, down sharply from the 64 percent who said they leaned towards the GOP a decade ago, according to Pew...