Politics & Government

November 5, 2008 5:14 PM

Obama is first Democrat to win Florida's Hispanic vote

Obama won 52 percent of the state's Hispanic vote, compared to 42 percent for John McCain, according to exit polls done by the Democratic polling firm Bendixen & Associates -- making this election the first time the state's Hispanics have backed a Democratic presidential candidate since polling of Hispanics began in the 1980s.

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