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In four swing states, Latino vote could be the deciding factor

Last modified: 16 Oct 2012 18:44

The growing numbers of Latino voters living in critical swing states could have a powerful impact on this year's US presidential race.

The fastest growing ethnic group in the country could play crucial role in four key states: Nevada, Colorado, Virginia and North Carolina.

However, as Republican anti-immigrant rhetoric continues and the Obama administration's record deportation numbers, getting Latino voters to move beyond their disillusionment will be a major challenge for both parties.

Al Jazeera's Rob Reynolds reports from Phoenix.