Who wins at the voting booth with demographic changes?

Today at 10:20, we delve into the demographics behind the 2012 elections.

What role did Latinos, African-Americans, young people and women play in the election results? And what will it look like in 2016?

Some background reading from Reuters. Excerpt:

Tuesday’s decisive win by Barack Obama in the U.S. presidential election highlighted how population shifts – ethnic and generational – have buoyed Democrats while forcing Republicans to rethink their message.

Without recasting their core message and actively trying to expand their base beyond older mostly white Americans, conservatives could struggle even more in future elections as the nation’s population incorporates more Latinos, Asians and other minorities as well as young voters, analysts said.

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–Meggan Ellingboe

  • Steve

    Did Paul Taylor misspeak at the end of the interview? He said the demographics ahead favor the Republican party. Yet his earlier comments suggested just the opposite.