How Powerful Is The Black Vote?

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Black residents make up a crucial percent of the U.S. population and presidential candidates are fighting to secure their votes. So just how powerful are black voters?

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Percent Voted in 2012
http://thedataweb.rm.census.gov/TheDataWeb_HotReport2/voting/voting.hrml?GESTFIPS=ALL&INSTANCE=Nov+2012
“Voting rates are historically higher in years with presidential elections than in congressional election years.”

Young and Black in South Carolina: How Will They Vote?
http://www.wsj.com/articles/young-and-black-in-south-carolina-how-will-they-vote-1456096317
“A striking pattern is emerging in the Democratic presidential primary, with Bernie Sanders energizing young voters and Hillary Clinton relying on African-American backers to create an insurmountable edge for her candidacy.”

How Voter ID Laws Are Being Used to Disenfranchise Minorities and the Poor
http://www.theatlantic.com/politics/archive/2012/03/how-voter-id-laws-are-being-used-to-disenfranchise-minorities-and-the-poor/254572/
“First, let’s call it what it is.”

NAACP Battleground Poll
http://action.naacp.org/page/-/NAACP%20POLL%202012.pdf

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