Every 30 Seconds

Discussion: Will young Latinos turn out to vote in the 2020 US presidential election?

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Nearly every 30 seconds, a young Latino in the US turns 18, or voting age. The challenge for candidates in the upcoming 2020 election this fall will be turning Latinos out to vote. The World's Daisy Contreras moderated a discussion with María Teresa Kumar, president and CEO of Voto Latino and Mark Hugo Lopez, director of Hispanic research at the Pew Research Center.

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Every 30 Seconds is a collaborative public media reporting project tracing the young Latino electorate leading up to the 2020 presidential election and beyond. The project reports on the issues, influences, concerns and challenges driving decision-making and turnout among young Latino voters across the United States.

From The World's newsroom in Boston, senior editor Daisy Contreras leads the production of stories for national broadcast in partnership with public radio stations across the country. Digital editor Tania Karas leads the production of digital stories and interactives.

Stations contributing to Every 30 Seconds will include:

  • KERA in Dallas, Texas;
  • KJZZ in Phoenix, Arizona;
  • KPBS in San Diego, California;
  • KUOW in Seattle, Washington;
  • WABE in Atlanta, Georgia;
  • WLRN in Miami, Florida; and
  • WUNC in Chapel Hill, North Carolina