Hispanic voters could be key next November because they form a significant minority of eligible voters in states President Bush won by less than 5% four years ago—Florida, New Mexico, Colorado and Nevada. Saturday's Nevada caucus is expected to offer important insight into how Hispanics will vote in November, reports the Christian Science Monitor.
The immigration issue tips many Hispanics to the Democrats—but which Democrat is still a mystery. "Hillary Clinton has been in my neighborhood," said the publisher of a Spanish-language newspaper. "Obama has not gone out to the Latinos." Obama, however, is backed by the powerful Culinary Workers Union, half of whom are Hispanic.