A new, nonscientific survey of hundreds of Colorado Latinos shows candidates might be missing the mark when speaking to the Hispanic population. When addressing issues of importance to the Latino population, candidates often place immigration at the forefront. But the survey, by the Colorado Latino Leadership, Research & Advocacy Organization and Mi Casa Resource Center, shows immigration is only the fourth-biggest concern of the population. The 582 Colorado Latinos who responded to the survey said education is their highest priority. Next came the economy and then health care. “That just shows that what Latinos care about is what every American cares about,” said Christine Marquez-Hudson, the executive director of Mi Casa. “Education,” she said, “is viewed as an opportunity for the future.”
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