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Alejandra Gomez runs a group that helped register 150,000 Latinos in Arizona this year. If they go to the polls, the new voters could sway the election in November. (Peter O'Dowd/Here & Now)
Alejandra Gomez runs a group that helped register 150,000 Latinos in Arizona this year. If they go to the polls, the new voters could sway the election in November. (Peter O'Dowd/Here & Now)
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Arizona has only voted twice for a Democratic president since 1948 — but this year the race is too close to call.

Here & Now's Peter O'Dowd is in Arizona, and tells host Robin Young that while the Clinton campaign is spending millions of dollars on advertising in the state, one issue is whether Latinos will go out to the polls.

Democrats have 180 staffers and 33 statewide offices in Arizona this year. Clinton's state director Seth Scott says that's unprecedented, and demonstrates how tight the race for president has become in Arizona. (Peter O'Dowd/Here & Now)
Democrats have 180 staffers and 33 statewide offices in Arizona this year. Clinton's state director Seth Scott says that's unprecedented, and demonstrates how tight the race for president has become in Arizona. (Peter O'Dowd/Here & Now)

This segment aired on October 18, 2016.

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Peter O’Dowd has a hand in most parts of Here & Now — producing and overseeing segments, reporting stories and occasionally filling in as host. He came to Boston from KJZZ in Phoenix.

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