March 6, 2009 -
By Tom JensenOn January 1st, 2004 there were
8,136 Hispanics registered to vote in North
Carolina. Now a little more than five years later
that number is up
to 68,835. That's a more than eightfold increase over that period of time.
Still, those 68,835 Hispanic voters represent only a little more than 1% of the