Latinos will warm up to Romney, conservative Latino says
“Latinos need to get more involved and show up at the polls,” Al Cardenas, the chairman of the American Conservative Union, or ACU, told Fox News Latino.
The prominent Cuban American lawyer and advisor to presumptive GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney expressed concern about Latino voter turnout, but said he is ecstatic about the Republican National Convention speakers lineup that includes U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio of Florida, U.S. Senate candidate Ted Cruz of Texas, New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez, and Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval.
“Listen, my heart is bursting with pride…we have never had a lineup like this,” he explained.
The Florida native believes that the GOP convention location in Tampa combined with communicating clearly Romney’s economic platform will spur Latino voter turnout — particularly in the critical state of Florida.
Effectively making the argument that Romney’s economic policies would be more successful that those of Obama’s, Cardenas maintained, could win over diverse Latino groups such as Puerto Ricans and Cuban Americans.
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