Title

Hispanic’s Political Behavior: A Case Study of the Hispanic Community in the City of Yakima, Washington

Presenter Information

Marisela Valencia

Document Type

Oral Presentation

Location

SURC 135

Start Date

17-5-2012

End Date

17-5-2012

Abstract

This paper looks at the political behavior of Hispanics in the city of Yakima, Washington. The city of Yakima, Washington is an area of opportunity to explore the low levels of political representation between Hispanics and non-Hispanic whites. The Hispanic population has been increasing in the city of Yakima but the voting registration is low compared to non-Hispanic whites. This paper examines the low-levels of political representation between Hispanics and non-Hispanic whites. The study uses a survey, demographic data, and library research.

Faculty Mentor(s)

Gilberto Garcia

Additional Mentoring Department

Political Science

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Hispanic’s Political Behavior: A Case Study of the Hispanic Community in the City of Yakima, Washington

SURC 135

This paper looks at the political behavior of Hispanics in the city of Yakima, Washington. The city of Yakima, Washington is an area of opportunity to explore the low levels of political representation between Hispanics and non-Hispanic whites. The Hispanic population has been increasing in the city of Yakima but the voting registration is low compared to non-Hispanic whites. This paper examines the low-levels of political representation between Hispanics and non-Hispanic whites. The study uses a survey, demographic data, and library research.