Latino Evangelicals, also known as “Evangélicos,” number at least 6 million and are growing into a powerful political force that is being courted by both parties. With Florida as the home to the third-largest Latino population in the nation, ABTN sees which issues are gaining traction among Latino Evangelicals and documents the power and influence of mega-churches on this voting bloc in Orlando.
Airdate on PBS: September 6, 2016
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35% of all Americans are Evangelical. And 1 in 6 Latinos are Evangelical.
A record 27.3 million Latinos will be eligible to vote in the 2016 election, up from 7.5 million 20 years ago.
The percentage of Evangélicos who oppose abortion.
The percentage of Evangélicos who support immigration reform that would provide undocumented people a pathway to citizenship.