How the Latino vote could influence California’s recall election


With Latino voters turning out in larger numbers in recent elections, campaign strategists and grassroots organizations have said all recall candidates need to be doing more to win this population’s vote in the upcoming election.

A recent article by Daniela Pardo from Spectrum News 1 in Sacramento quoted Rev. Samuel Rodriguez:

“I would like to see a Latino town hall with all the candidates together – in both Spanish and English – communicating the values of the Latino community,” said Rodriguez, who’s the president of the National Hispanic Christian Leadership Conference. 

Rodriguez is one of those people and said the determining factor for him was when the governor closed places of worship during the pandemic.

“In the first three weeks I publicly made a statement and complimented him, but then he took a hard turn – locked down churches, went coo coo for cocoa puffs, and then he had dinner at the French Laundry and he lost every single message of moral authority,” Rodriguez notes. 

Read the full article here Spectrum News1