Voter registration data in Florida over the past three-plus years show a dramatic shift in the partisan identities of Sunshine State Hispanics. The data suggest a potential sea change in the partisan commitments of the fastest-growing voting block in what remains a pivotal swing state in presidential elections.
I conducted the following interview yesterday, before the convention actually started. Denise Merrill is a Connecticut delegate (although not, as she pointed out to me, a superdelegate) and serves Connecticut as their Secretary of State. A recent achievement was the state becoming the first to pass a campaign finance reform law which created a public financing system for elections -- all the other states with such laws created them through ballot initiatives or referenda.