Senate Republicans are wooing Hispanic voters in battleground states crucial to recapturing the majority in 2022, with the GOP aiming to capitalize on the gains made with this key demographic last November.
The National Republican Senatorial Committee implemented a Spanish-language advertising and media outreach program in January as the Senate GOP campaign arm looks to boost Hispanic support for the party’s candidates in Arizona, Florida, Georgia, Nevada, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Wisconsin, and Ohio. Republicans need to win a net of one seat in the midterm elections to take the majority in the Senate, which split 50-50, with Democratic Vice President Kamala Harris casting tiebreaking votes.
The NRSC, pointing to fresh polling, argues increasing support from Hispanics is poised to help make it happen.
“If you look at these poll numbers, Hispanics all across the county are Republicans,” NRSC Chairman Sen. Rick Scott told reporters Thursday during a joint news conference with fellow Florida Republican Sen. Marco Rubio. “If Republicans reach out to them, we’re going to win.”
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