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Activists seek to stir Latinos to go to polls

Maria Teresa Kumar

By Kimberly Atkins (original source Boston Herald) 

“Latino lawmakers, delegates and activists are working to boost voter participation this November among one of the nation’s fastest growing demographics.

“This isn’t just about this election, this is a referendum of America’s future,” said Maria Teresa Kumar, president of the nonpartisan civic organization Voto Latino.

The organization, she said yesterday, is making efforts to reach out to young voters through social media, mobile apps and other methods to boost registration and civic engagement among the nation’s 27 million voter-eligible Latinos.”

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