Reexamining the Effect of Racial Propositions on Latinos’ Partisanship in California

@article{Hui2018ReexaminingTE,
  title={Reexamining the Effect of Racial Propositions on Latinos’ Partisanship in California},
  author={Iris Hui and David O. Sears},
  journal={Political Behavior},
  year={2018},
  volume={40},
  pages={149-174}
}
Many seasoned politicians and scholars have attributed the loss in support for the Republican Party in California to its push for three racially divisive propositions in the mid- 1990s, especially the anti-immigrant Proposition 187. Their costs are said to involve the partisan realignment of Latinos against the Republicans. Using three separate data sources, we find no evidence of a “tipping point” or abrupt realignment among Latino registered voters who made up the electorate. Latinos… Expand
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