Senior Biden Campaign Officials “Increasingly Worried” Over Low Black, Latino Turnout in Key States

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Senior Joe Biden campaign officials are “becoming increasingly worried” over low turnout numbers of African-American and Latino voters in key states.

There is cause for concern for the Biden camp despite record early-voter turnout around the country,

In Arizona two-thirds of Latino registered voters have not yet a cast a ballot. In Florida, half of Latino and Black registered voters have not yet voted and in Pennsylvania, nearly 75% of registered Black voters have not yet voted, according to Bloomberg.

“I would like to see turnout increase – and yes, we need improvement,” said Biden super PAC president, Steve Schale in a blog post this week.

We reported this week on how Democrats are turning out at lower rates than Republicans, and at lower rates than at this point in 2016, in Florida’s Miami-Dade County. Miami-Dade is Florida’s biggest county and traditionally a Democratic bastion.

Hillary Clinton won that county by 29 percentage points in 2016 but still lost the state to President Trump.

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