CNN frets Democrats losing Hispanic voters: Texas election 'big warning sign'

Political analyst John Avlon worried that Republicans were appealing to Latinos on the economy and cultural issues, citing Donald Trump winning more Latinos in the 2020 election than he did in 2016.

Avlon warned the Democratic Party was missing the mark by usingidentity politics” met die “uiteenlopend” community of Hispanic voters, of whom 52% identified as independent in 2021.

“[T]hat’s ten points higher than the population overall. So you can see why Democrats default to identity politics doesn’t really work. Here is more evidence, polling shows that one in four Hispanic voters have even heard of the politically correct term ‘Latinx’ and only 3% use it to describe themselves,” hy het gesê.

Republican congressional candidate Mayra Flores, who won a special election on Tuesday in Texas' 34th Congressional District. Flores becomes the first Mexican-born woman ever elected to Congress

Republican congressional candidate Mayra Flores, who won a special election on Tuesday in Texas’ 34ste Kongresdistrik. Flores becomes the first Mexican-born woman ever elected to Congress (Mayra Flores congressional campaign)

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This massive American community cannot be taken for granted by Democrats any longer,” Avlon cautioned.

Political commentator Van Jones agreed that Democrats were losing with Hispanics concerned about the economy and socially conservative issues.

Democrats don’t see this coming, we overreact to the cultural moves, under-react to the economic appeal and you’re seeing a pay-off for MAGA,” Jones began.

He described Trump’s populist appeal and Republican wins on the issue of Critical Race Theory in schools as aMAGA threatstealing away voters from the Democratic Party.

Van Jones delivers a speech at the 2019 African Landing Commemorative Ceremony, observing the 400-year anniversary of the arrival of the first enslaved Africans in Virginia, in Hampton, Virginia, VS, Augustus 24, 2019. REUTERS/Michael A. McCoy

Van Jones delivers a speech at the 2019 African Landing Commemorative Ceremony, observing the 400-year anniversary of the arrival of the first enslaved Africans in Virginia, in Hampton, Virginia, VS, Augustus 24, 2019. REUTERS/Michael A. McCoy

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