As we reflect on the voter turnout and voting patterns of the 2020 presidential election, a critical element is the complexity of the Latinx vote. What role did Trump’s immigration narrative and policy play in Latinx voting patterns? How did younger voters engage to generate turnout? What are some political fault-lines within the Latinx community reflected in the strong support of Trump among some Latinx voters? This roundtable discussion features a panel of experts who will reflect on this historic election and the important role of the Latinx community in paving the future direction of U.S. leadership.
- Maria Hinojosa, anchor and executive producer of NPR’s Latino USA
- Geraldo Cadava, Associate Professor, Department of History, Northwestern University
- Victoria DeFrancesco Soto, Assistant Dean for Civic Engagement and Lecturer, LBJ School of Public Affairs, The University of Texas at Austin
- Jonathon Acosta, Rhode Island State Senator-Elect, District 16 and Graduate Student, Department of Sociology, Brown University
Kevin Escudero, Assistant Professor, Department of American Studies and Ethnic Studies, Brown University