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Figuring Out the Numbers: Behind Election Demographics

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Deep in the heart of Texas, like at the Blanco Courthouse polling station, and elsewhere, a candidate who can attract white and Hispanic voters has an edge.(AP Photo/Eric Gay)

A roundup of news reports shares key numbers about the 2012 election and 44's next four-year term.

3 Coalitions to Power: Obama’s pivotal triumvirate? Minorities (especially Hispanics and African-Americans), millennials, and whites (especially women). (New Geography boils it down to two, with a special nod to a group now 10% strong).

 

69/30: Percentage of Hispanics who voted Democrat/Republican.

30%: Advantage Obama, among college kids (except at Ole Miss).

1 of 1 in 5: Number of minority women among women who will be in the Senate.

 

51: Puerto Rico wants to expand the U.S. by one.

4 Demographics: Specific groups that voted for Obama.

4 More Years: For Sheriff Joe.

29%: At less than one out of three Hispanic voters, the GOP's support among Latinos is lower than in 2000, 2004, and 2008.

 
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