“Simplistically said, San Antonio’s population growth during the decade is Hispanic, very much Hispanic," said David Mendez, who has been drawing redistricting maps for more than 30 years.
He said San Antonio is straightforward when it comes to redrawing city council district lines, but what was different for the Alamo City during this census round is where the growth was reported, and who was moving there.
Women and middle class voters are two demographics the presidential campaigns are targeting this election, but they’re not the only ones. The youth vote is credited with playing a major role in the 2008 elections and is being looked at again as a potential x-factor.
In a crowded Time Warner Cable Arena, applause echoed off the walls of the place where Charlotte’s hometown teams – the Bobcats and the Checkers – play their games.
Thousands of Democrats have come together to back a Commander in Chief they say has done so much for the Latino community. They say it’s time to once again rise up and back him – to help him win this election.