“A National Politics
Explain which social economic, demographic, and social historic variables explain Latino voting behavior and why?
B. State Level Analysis
1. Explain why Latino politics is unique in New Mexico and Florida? Why are these two states unique?
2. What factors explain the progressive nature of Latino Politics in Illinois and New York? Why are Latino voters progressive in these states?
3. Compare and Contrast Latino voting behavior in Texas and California? How are they similar and different from each other?
4. Why has the Chicano movement of the 1960s and 1970s played such an important role in the Latino politics of Illinois and California?