Our sister site The Stir's Moms Matter Road Trip, which aims to give moms across the U.S. a voice to highlight the issues they care about most, makes a stop in the Sunshine State to delve into the crucial Latina mom vote.

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With our numbers increasing dramatically across the country--we now account for almost 50.5 million people in the United States!--Moms Matter zeroed in on the crucial swing state of Florida, where Latinos make up a whopping 23 percent of the population. There, they talked to several mamás about the issues that they face daily. These women are the face of Latina moms across America, who, according to the Census, account for 55 percent of the total population growth in the United States. Translation: Yes, we're already the major influencers in our families, but we could very well be decisive when it comes to the upcoming election!

Check out the video below, and see what Florida mamis Amy Acosta, Rose Garcia-Corrigan, and Sili Recio have to say about the economy, education, immigration, health care, and many other of the issues that are most important to us in deciding our vote for the upcoming elections.

 

What's the most important issue that you think affects Latinos in the U.S.? What are you looking at in deciding your vote for the upcoming elections?


About the author

Yuliana is the Assistant Managing Editor of Mamás Latinas and a mom of two, a toddler boy and baby girl. She was born in Medellín, Colombia and raised in New Jersey.

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my vote i going to be based on the future of my kids !

 

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