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Census Results: The Hispanic Vote

Thursday, March 17, 2011

On The Brian Lehrer Show today at 10:40 am.  Audio and a recap of this conversation will be posted here by 1pm.

Sam Roberts, urban affairs correspondent for The New York Times, is a weekly guest for the month of March. Each week he talks about the 2010 Census results and what they reveal about Americans and New Yorkers. This week he discusses how the Hispanic population has expanded.

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Comments [5]

The Truth from Becky

Typical response Rick Marsh...that distraction worked on my great grandparents, but it doesnt work on me and if you have been removed from the "main site" I am sure it is by your own doing....by the by, what is your heritage? As if I can't guess.

Mar. 17 2011 11:11 AM

Oh Becky, Becky. Not again, please.

You think a lot, but have never thought for herself. Furiously typed strings of bitter old cliches. No wonder we other listeners have been evicted from WNYC's main site. Really, Becky - please stay on the medication they gave you. In time, maybe the shows will allow us re-enter our comments on their main pages.

Mar. 17 2011 11:08 AM
The Truth from Becky

Then nerve of the census...should be required to indicate what "white" immigrant group you are from...how do Italians identify?

Mar. 17 2011 10:54 AM
Daisy Guerron from Red Hook

First-generation Hispanic immigrants tend to vote for no one. Second-generation immigrants and beyond generally tend to vote Democrat, but they can be quite conservative on social issues and not favorably disposed to illegal immigration, particularly when they themselves entered the country by legitimate means.

Mar. 17 2011 10:54 AM
The Truth from Becky

More racist drivel...white flight fear.

Oh don't worry most forms have been changed to read "white" not of hispanic descent. I think the so called "whites" should be required to indicate their heritage or racial background as well!

Mar. 17 2011 10:53 AM

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