Brazilian Volunteers in US Election to Muster up Latino Vote

Although the group is only 6.2% of the population, Democrats believe that the region serves to test performance in larger states

A 27-year-old Brazilian volunteered Pete Buttigieg's campaign on Monday night when the state of Iowa kicked off the primaries to choose the Democratic Party candidate in the White House dispute.

Hudson Lourenço traveled to a school in Marshalltown, about an hour from the capital Des Moines, to try to convince voters that the centrist and former mayor of a small town in Indiana is the best option to beat President Donald Trump.

Hudson Lourenço.(Crédito: Arquivo Pessoal) - Arquivo Pessoal

The Brazilian's performance reflects the importance that Democrats have given to Latinos, who are expected to reach 13% of voters in November, becoming the minority with the largest representation in the American election.

The city was chosen by the Buttigieg campaign to recruit volunteers who could access Latin voters more easily and thus try to win the state's primaries.

Translated by Kiratiana Freelon

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